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 have come home at last! This is my real country! I...

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For every one pupil who needs to be guarded from a w...

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There is nothing like suspense and anxiety for barri...

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You know me better than you think, you know, and you...

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In Gethsemane the holiest of all petitioners prayed ...

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And there’s also ‘To him that hath shall be given.’ ...

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How wicked it would be, if we could, to call the dea...

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Wrong will be right, when Aslan comes in sight,At th...

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The grave and the image are equally links with the i...

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Every Christian would agree that a man's spiritual h...

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We regard God as an airman regards his parachute; it...

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I wish I had never been born,' she said. 'What are w...

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All shall be done, but it may be harder than you think.

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What draws people to be friends is that they see the...

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Gott ist, wenn ich das sagen darf, sehr skrupellos.

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If the whole universe has no meaning, we should neve...

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The great thing, if one can, is to stop regarding al...

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I'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to...

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It is no use to ask God with factitious earnestness ...

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A children's story that can only be enjoyed by child...

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