C. S. Lewis

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  • Essay on C. S. Lewis Works

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    C. S. Lewis was a celebrated academic in the field of medieval literature, first at Oxford University, then at Cambridge, where he held the first chair in medieval and Renaissance literature. He also was a noted convert to Christianity who in the 1940’s established himself as a popular Christian apologist with a series of wartime radio talks, later collected under the title Mere Christianity (1952). Between 1938 and 1945 he wrote a trilogy of science-fiction books (the Space Trilogy, consisting of

  • The Real Morality In Mere Christianity Of C. S. Lewis

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    amidst this chaos, there stands supreme thing keeping the pieces of mankind’s civilization together—the Law of Nature. The Law of Nature is discussed greatly in the book Mere Christianity of C. S. Lewis, who asserts that it is the Law of Nature which makes humans obligated to do the right thing. According to Lewis, this law can also be referred as The Real Morality or the Standard to which all people follow, and which people use to evaluate their and others’ behaviors. The Law of Nature tells the people

  • Summary Of Mere Christianity By C. S. Lewis

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    Mere Christianity Summary Mere Christianity was written by C.S. Lewis (Clive Staples Lewis). C.S. Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland on November 29, 1898. He was arguably one of the intellectual giants and influential writers of the twentieth century. Until nineteen fifty-four he was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University. After that he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement

  • Three Ways Of Writing For Children By C. S Lewis

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    C.S Lewis wrote an essay titled On Three Ways of Writing for Children. A highly acclaimed author of children’s fantasy books-widely known for his series The Chronicles of Narnia- Lewis goes into detail about the three ways children’s stories can be written. This essay will examine these three categories in relation to C.S Lewis’s book entitled Prince Caspian. In his essay On the Three Ways of Writing for Children, Lewis describes three ways he feels writers use when writing children’s literature

  • C.S.Lewis

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    C.S. Lewis: Christian Apologist Included in the 10 most influential Christians of the 20th century alongside Karl Barth, Pope John XXIII, Martin Luther King Jr, and Billy Graham, the Christian History magazine named him "the atheist scholar who became an Anglican, an apologist, and a ‘patron saint’ of Christians everywhere." He was also dubbed as an “apostle to the skeptics” because he resolutely answered frequent objections individuals had when it came to accepting Christ as their Savior (christianodyssey

  • Friendship In Friendship

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    LIVING IN THE ALREADY BUT NOT YET C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien’s writings are bursting with stories of friendships that warm our hearts as readers and offer us an invitation into the narrative. Friendship played an important role in Lewis and Tolkien’s works, and can be seen as an invitation to participate in their stories. I would like to propose in this paper that friendship in myth is a vision of the ‘already, but not yet’ age that we live in and that Lewis and Tolkien’s stories can impact

  • Lifestyle, Social Grouping, Interactions, and Survival in _Out of the Silent Planet_

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    Out of the silent planet Out of the silent planet by C.S Lewis is a novel that denotes the difference between the social system on planet earth and the planet Malacandra. In Malacandra, groups live in harmony with one another and complement each other. On earth, the social system is brutal and evil. The novel is a science fiction that covers Dr. Ransoms (major character) adventures and encounters on a planet that is entirely different from earth. Ransoms lands into this planet by accident after

  • Essay on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

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    and the Wardrobe, Lewis emphasizes the three points of philosophy, themes, and symbolism throughout his writing. Lewis was a strong Christian man, and wanted to make children see and understand all the stories of the Bible. Therefore, he put Christian elements through his books, but with fantasy characters as well. Especially in this story, Lewis conveys the differences between good and evil. Aslan is represented as Christ just as the White Witch represents the sense of evil. Lewis wrote several books

  • Christianity and The Chronicles of Narnia Essay

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    The Chronicles of Narnia       C. S. Lewis, a well-known author and apologist, is best known by people of all ages for his seven volume series entitled The Chronicles of Narnia. As Lewis wrote about the land of Narnia, an imaginary world visited by children of this world, he had two obvious purposes: to entertain the readers and to suggest analogies of the Christian faith. Although some feel that his stories are violent, Lewis is successful at using fiction to open

  • The Long Path to Christianity in Surprised by Joy Essays

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    Surprised by Joy       Surprised by Joy is essentially an account of those factors that brought Lewis to a mature, adult Christian faith. Lewis begins his work with an overview of the Lewis household and his early schooling. “The reality Lewis found on the pages of his parents' extensive library seems as tangible and meaningful to him as anything that occurred in the "outside" world” (Hannay 41). Lewis depicts himself and brother, William, as absolute confidants who share their deepest longings and

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