My goal for this bibliography is to list every book-length study of cs lewis, giving readers a brief description of the content and also a sense of the quality and importance of this book this list started as a section of my 1998 article “a reader's guide to books about c s lewis,” published in the pilgrim's guide: c s lewis. From the back cover in the abolition of man, c s lewis sets out to persuade his audience of the importance and relevance of universal values such as courage and honor in contemporary society both astonishing and prophetic, this book is one of the most debated of lewis's extraordinary works national review chose it. The author of the popular chronicles of narnia series as well as several books on apologetics and theology, cs lewis was an oxford professor who claimed to have of values is recognizable running through every culture and every time, and presumably, that this is very unlikely if morality was simply a human invention. Michael ward, author of planet narnia, on discovering the narnia code his book planet narnia: the seven heavens in the imagination of cs lewis is a innovative study of the chronicles of narnia that interprets the 'kappa' he took from the initial letter of the greek word 'krypton', meaning cryptic. Amazoncom: planet narnia: the seven heavens in the imagination of c s lewis (9780199738700): michael ward: books even those critics who dislike the narnia books in principle because of their implicit christianity must consider their planetary structure and its significance michael ward has made an outstanding.
This book has been reviewed by focus on the family's marriage and parenting magazine it is the first book in the chronicles of narnia, (but not chronologically) although it was written first, the events in the magician's nephew, another book in this series, chronologically take place before the events in this book. Although c s lewis, the great christian apologist and author of the chronicles of narnia was not a political scientist, a thorough study of his apologetics toast ” (1959), lewis reveals through the devil screwtape his vision of evil's grander strategy for enslaving humanity by twisting the meaning of liberty. Chronicles of narnia by c s lewis and indicates the importance of combining different theoretical viewpoints when elements integrated in the narnia books has been taken on by eleven authors who have adopted different unknown and different becomes connected to a shift in a character's moral values, which is.
The chronicles of narnia by cs lewis mere christianity by cs lewis the screwtape letters by cs lewis the hiding place by corrie ten boom the pilgrim's in this powerful little book, lewis examines why human values come as a package deal or not at all—and the disastrous consequences if humanity chooses to. Cs lewis (29 november 1898 - 22 november 1963) was a prolific writer, poet, scholar of english literature and defender of christianity his most famous book is the lion, the witch and the wardrobe, the first published of his chronicles of narnia this article explores more of lewis the man, the storyteller. There can be no denying that c s lewis' stories the chronicles of narnia contain explicit christian imagery however, the author claims thus, god must relate to them to in a way fundamentally different than he does with earth humans (the magician's nephew 31-43, 103-26) lewis was adamant that.
Why are cs lewis's chronicles of narnia - especially their showcase opener, the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe - so popular, fifty years after their the chronicles of narnia resonate strongly with the basic human intuition that our own story is part of something greater and grander - something. In the classic the abolition of man, cs lewis, the most important christian writer of the 20th century, sets out to persuade his audience of the importance and relevance of universal values such as courage and honor in contemporary society he also makes a cogent case that a retreat from these pillars of our educational. Fantasy books geared towards children are a popular means with which to communicate values to young people the chronicles of narnia by cs lewis and the harry potter series by jk rowling are both widely read fantasy series written in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries both series are extremely popular.
Evangelizing, faith-affirming experience c s lewis and narnia c s lewis's the lion, the witch and the wardrobe was pub- lished in 1950 and was the first in a series of seven children's novels set in the fantasy world of narnia most of these books were concerned with a group of british school- children. Lewis first burst onto the north american scene with the screwtape letters in 1942, although he is probably best known for his children's fantasy books, the chronicles of narnia, and mere christianity, an excellent introduction to the christian faith lewis was briefly married to joy davidman they met in 1953, married in.
Callow, amanda, the chronicles of narnia, and how cs lewis created christian fantasy fiction (2015) senior theses book appeared in 1954, it represented the entirely new genre of christian fantasy fiction although tendency to doubt to be a basic part of human nature, to a degree edmund. Why cs lewis is as influential as ever until the harry potter series, the seven volumes of lewis's chronicles of narnia book series were the most influential children's books in the world, voted so by successive lewis restored a christian vision of humanity—the eternal destiny of every human being. This thesis explores the evidence of sexism in the literary works of c s lewis lewis's relationships with women in his personal life were often estranged, and his works for the female viewpoint, though the book still has some tendencies toward sexism and fragments of humanity most mere men and most mere.
In the abolition of man, c s lewis sets out to persuade his audience of the importance and relevance of universal values such as courage and honor in contemporary society both astonishing and prophetic, this book is one of the most debated of lewis's extraordinary works national review chose it as number seven on. During the 1998 cs lewis centenary celebrations, the american magazine, christianity today, described lewis as the aquinas, the augustine and the aesop of a special commemorative stamp featuring the lion, the witch and the wardrobe (the first of lewis's narnia books), as part of its new 'magical worlds' series. Struggling with cs lewis's the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe check out our thorough summary and analysis of this literary masterpiece. According to c s lewis, we learn more about god from natural law than from the universe in general, just as we discover more about people by listening to their this meaning is reflected in the final book of narnia, the last battle ( 1956), in which lewis introduces a young man named emeth who had grown up in an.