C. S. Lewis

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  • 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

  • The Lewis 's Life Story

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    influential writers of our time – this is the one and only Clive Stanley Lewis (Jack). In this essay I will share a brief overview of Lewis’s life, his key teachings and share my opinion on whether they are relevant and impacting today. Born into a Christian family, Lewis and his brother Warren both inherited their fathers conditon Symphalangism, which means he only had one joint in his thumb. This made most things extremly difficult for Lewis, but he endeavoured not to let it stop him from doing normal things

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe '

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    fantasy section of the bookstore were met with an unusual new title: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. To children, the combination of those three things was intriguing enough. To adults, the name of the author would have piqued more interest: C. S. Lewis, the renowned Christian writer. His name appears on such other titles as The Screwtape Letters, The Problem of Pain, The Weight of Glory, Miracles, and later Mere Christianity, a hallmark of religious classics. While the younger generation pondered

  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Christian Themes Essay

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    the Witch, and the Wardrobe C. S. Lewis was a brilliant author known for his fictional novels as well as his Christian apologetics works. Religion was a large part of his life, and he utilized such themes throughout his fiction books. The first book in The Chronicles of Narnia series, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, exemplifies such overlap. Lewis inserted fundamental Christian themes into this novel, allowing his religion to influence his work. C. S. Lewis creates Christian entities within

  • We Must Stand Against The Devil 's Scheme

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    “Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil 's schemes” (New International Version, Eph. 6:11). Unlike God, the Devil is not omnipotent; imploring demons as assistants to construct attitudes, institutions, evil influences, and distractions into the course of this world to effectively steer us away from Christ. Although Satan is a menacing enemy, it is ultimately human nature and human choices that pose the greatest threat, twisting our perception of the world

  • `` The Screwtape Letters Of The Devil And Give Us An Understanding Of Spiritual Warfare

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    C. S. Lewis, one of the greatest spiritual writers the world has known, wrote the Screwtape Letters to mock the evil works of the devil and give us an understanding of spiritual warfare that is constantly going on all around us. Many people refuse to believe their lives are being interfered with by spiritual forces, but it is not something that should be ignored. Lewis saw the importance in recognizing spiritual warfare in order to learn how to fight it, and that is one of his inspirations for writing

  • Perelandra by C.S. Lewis Essay

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    Perelandra Setting The setting of this story takes place on the planet Prelandra, also known as Venus. This planet consists of many floating islands. The islands are quite beautiful, the clouds are purple and the sky is a golden color, the seawater is green and drinkable, from the distance the water looks like glided glass. The islands are not very stable, and they can shake if water hits the mobile islands. All of the islands are mobile, except the main island, which remains stationary. Maledil

  • Christian Truths in the Screwtape Lettters by C.S. Lewis Essay

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    The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a book of thirty –one letters in which a retired, senior demon named Screwtape coaches his newly educated nephew, Wormwood. Wormwood is quite troubled when it comes to tempting his “patient.” Nevertheless, he need not fear because faithful uncle Screwtape has offered his services. A unique character featured in the letters is, “The Enemy.” This character refers to God, the natural enemy of Satan. Of course Satan is referred to as “Our Lord.” In the letters,

  • Clive Staples Lewis Essay

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    soldier, author, or speaker, C.S. Lewis inspired many in his lifetime. The trials he encountered in his life made him a more inspiring and respectable author and person. Narnia, one of his most popular works, demonstrates moral characteristics in ways we can more easily understand with fictitious characters and settings (Gilbert 14). Young Life Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Albert J. Lewis and Florence Hamilton Lewis (Lewis Foundation) on November 29, 1898 (Gormley