Search Results: "C.S. Lewis"


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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 >

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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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NARRATIVE POEMS by C.S. Lewis
Released: Feb. 23, 1971

"Yet that other contrived universe has its power to charm, sometimes to haunt, and will deepen the affection Lewis so readily inspires."
Of course Lewis would be drawn to the long narrative: what form could better accommodate the heraldic solemnities of his Christian Romanticism? 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 LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE by C.S. Lewis
Released: Nov. 6, 1950

"Not recommended for adults!"
Although metaphysical rumblings may disturb adults, this wily symbolism-studded fantasy should appeal to children of an imaginative turn. 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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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 WEIGHT OF GLORY by C.S. Lewis
Released: June 15, 1949

"There is none of the satire of the Screw Tape Letters, none of the practicality of some of his later radio addresses, none of the directness of some of his earlier theological books."
The name of C.S. Lewis will no doubt attract many readers to this volume, for he has won a splendid reputation by his brilliant writing. Read full book review >

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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 SCREWTAPE LETTERS by C.S. Lewis
Released: Jan. 1, 1942

"It is a clever book, and for the clever reader, rather than the too-earnest soul."
These letters from some important executive Down Below, to one of the junior devils here on earth, whose job is to corrupt mortals, are witty and written in a breezy style seldom found in religious literature. Read full book review >