Search Results: "C.S. Lewis"


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REFLECTIONS ON THE PSALMS by C.S. Lewis
Released: June 15, 1958

"Urge everyone to book."
Internationally renowned because of his earlier books, among them tape Letters, Surprised by Joy, Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis making religion provoking, memorable and delightful is still more latest Reflections on the Psalms. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 5, 1969

"Readable and stimulating."
Edited by Clyde S. Kilby, this is an eminently Sastisfying anthology of the "essential wisdom" of the late C.S. Lewis, probably the most available and popular apologist for Christian orthodoxy in our time. Read full book review >

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THE CASE FOR CHRISTIANITY by C.S. Lewis
Released: June 15, 1943

"Anglican and Presbyterian achieved union; the Roman Catholic wanted more emphasis on theories of Atonement; the Methodist wanted more about Faith; the consensus was agreement on philosophy, not doctrine."
While the reader misses the rich humor of the Screw Tape Letters, this is a great case for the Kingdom of God and opens a road of careful logic for the enquiring Christian whatever his persuasion. Read full book review >

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THE DARK TOWER AND OTHER STORIES by C.S. Lewis
Released: April 18, 1977

"It is a pleasure to listen to this voice again, but not always to hear what it is saying."
No scholar ever wore his learning more modestly than C. S. Lewis; no essayist ever got to the point more matter-of-factly; no story-teller ever conveyed greater happiness in his own "making," as he might have called it. Read full book review >

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Released: July 22, 1991

"Essential reading for Lewis fans, it may strike the general reader as too parochial."
Lewis's private account of his undergraduate years at Oxford, edited and introduced by his literary executor and former personal secretary. Read full book review >

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PRESENT CONCERNS by C.S. Lewis
Released: March 25, 1987

"Although not Lewis at his very best, still representative of his polished profundity, and more provocative than most journalism collections."
Impeccable, fanciful/polemical tidbits of Christian-oriented journalism—including one unpublished essay—from the author of The Screwtape Letters and The Narnia Chronicles. Read full book review >

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THE HORSE AND HIS BOY by C.S. Lewis
Released: Oct. 5, 1954

"A beautifully written tale to read aloud as well, in which C.S. Lewis' talents seem to flower more than ever."
For his followers, and, we hope, anybody else who happens in, C.S. Lewis writes another wonderful Narnian adventure. Read full book review >

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THE LAST BATTLE by C.S. Lewis
Released: Sept. 18, 1956

"But with the help of Jill and Eustace, the children from the land beyond, he fights off the evil Calormenes successfully and the evil Shift is exposed."
A new episode in Narnia reunites all of C.S. Lewis's talents as story teller, politician, religionist and apt characterizer of human nature, for there are qualities of beauty and deep principle as well as the gaiety of a funny and brilliantly imaginative fairy tale. Read full book review >

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THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW by C.S. Lewis
Released: Sept. 20, 1955

"Couched in Lewis' silvered prose, this is rich reading."
To all who have followed the adventures in C.S. Lewis' marvelous land of Narnia, this is a treat as it goes back to "grandfather's day" and tells how first contacts with Narnia were made. Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 1966

"The few tales seem tired and coy, though the slight extracts from a projected novel supposedly revamping the Helen in Egypt ploy and the troubles of a victorious, if cuckolded, Menelaus, have a wry, squinting gaiety."
The late Professor Lewis' fame began flickering over the wartime roofs of Oxford and Cambridge with the publication of The Screwtape Letters, a witty defense of Christianity in a "satanic" age, meaning the 20th century. Read full book review >

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THE ABOLITION OF MAN by C.S. Lewis
Released: April 8, 1947

"Those who have come to expect from Lewis penetrating satire and a subtle sense of humor, used to buttress a real Christian faith, will be disappointed."
The sub-title of this book is "Reflections on Education with Special Reference to the Teaching of English in the Upper Forms of Schools." Read full book review >

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THE WORLD'S LAST NIGHT by C.S. Lewis
Released: Feb. 10, 1960

"Our current personal and corporate sins get the full treatment, and we shudder in applause."
Any new book by C. S. Lewis (The Screwtape Letters) is bound to receive an eager and curious welcome, eager because he seems to know so surely the state we are in at the moment, a state easier to bear because of the shafts of light his agile mind throws upon it to reveal its real dimensions, and curious because we can never know the direction from which the light may come. Read full book review >