AUTHOR | C. S. LEWIS



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C. S. Lewis | Novelist, scholar, broadcaster



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Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. He held academic positions at both Oxford University (Magdalen College), 1925–54, and Cambridge University (Magdalene College), 1954–63. He is best known for his fictional work, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.
Lewis and fellow novelist J. R. R. Tolkien were close friends. They both served on the English faculty at Oxford University, and were active in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings. According to Lewis' memoir Surprised by Joy, he was baptised in the Church of Ireland, but fell away from his faith during adolescence. Lewis returned to the Anglican Communion at the age of 32, owing to the influence of


Born: 1898-11-29

Born in: Belfast, Ireland







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I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always k...

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There are a dozen views about everything until you k...

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It is hard to have patience with people who say, ‘Th...

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He does not despise real woods because he has read o...

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Do you think I care if Aslan doomes me to death?” sa...

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For every one pupil who needs to be guarded against ...

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If my duty to my parents is a superstition, then so ...

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By starving the sensibility of our pupils we only ma...

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Remember He is the artist and you are only the pictu...

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I enjoy writing fiction more than writing anything e...

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There is but one good; that is God. Everything else ...

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When the voice of your friend or the page of your bo...

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Never use abstract nouns when concrete ones will do....

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They call him Aslan in That Place,' said Eustace.'Wh...

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An almost perfect relationship with his father was t...

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For my own part, I tend to find the doctrinal books ...

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In our world,' said Eustace, 'a star is a huge ball ...

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Do not dare not to dare.

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Straight tribulation is easier to bear than tribulat...

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