C. S. LEWIS: Apostle to the Skeptics by Chad Walsh

C. S. LEWIS: Apostle to the Skeptics

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KIRKUS REVIEW

C. S. Lewis has won the reputation of being one of the most effective apologists for orthodox Christianity that the Anglo-Saxon world has produced. This volume is an appraisal of C. S. Lewis, the man, the scholar, and the writer, and a most appreciative one. Lewis is most widely known in this country for his Screwtape Letters in which he proved himself a master in the use of satire to argue the Christian point of view. In Britain his religious broadcasts over B.B.C. have been very popular and some of his books which have had a wide sale in this country consist of selections from these radio broadcasts. The author is at pains to point out the solid basis in scholarship which underlies Lewis' popular writings and calls attention to his philosophical works which are not so well known here. Lewis is an Anglican and his point of view is that of classical or traditional Christianity. His chief quarrel is with modernism and ultra liberal theology, but he is not to be thought of as a fundamentalist. This volume will help to clarify the position and significance of Lewis, so that his writings may be read more understandingly.

Pub Date: May 17th, 1949
Publisher: Macmillan