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The C.S. Lewis readers" encyclopedia

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Statementforeword by Christopher Mitchell ; edited by Jeffrey D. Schultz and John G. West, Jr.
ContributionsSchultz, Jeffrey D., West, John G.
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LC ClassificationsPR6023.E926 Z459 1998
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Pagination464 p. :
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Open LibraryOL346394M
ISBN 100310215382
LC Control Number98005459

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Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia contains - a biography that examines Lewis as a man of his time and his development as a thinker - a discussion of each of his works - discussions of the topics Lewis dealt with -- people, places, and ideas, scores of which have never before been addressed - a timeline of Lewis's life and writings - extensive cross-referencing throughout - a resource guide/5(9).

In one definitive volume, The C. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia addresses all of Lewis's Thirty-five years after his death, Clive Staples Lewis () only continues to grow in popularity among Christian and secular readers alike/5. : The C.S. Lewis Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to His Life, Thought, and Writings (): Duriez, Colin: BooksCited by: 2.

The rival "C. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia" is a composite work whose contributors range from giants in the field to eager amateurs.

When he first met C. Lewis in JuneWalter Hooper was an American schoolteacher who had dropped out of studying for the Episcopal priesthood and never gotten started as a graduate student in by: 4.

The A-Z of C.S. Lewis: An encyclopedia of his life, thought and writings by Colin Duriez, © The A-Z of C.S. Lewis has been written to help an exploration and discovery (or rediscovery!) of his world. The rich variety of Lewis's writings is part of an integrated whole/5(44).

The C.S. Lewis Encyclopedia book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Who was Prince Caspian. What were C. Lewis's views on /5. Clive Staples Lewis (29 November – 22 November ), commonly referred to as C.

Lewis and known to his friends as Jack, was an Irish academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, and Christian is also known for his fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Space Trilogy. Lewis was a close friend of J. Tolkien, the author of Born: Clive Staples Lewis, 29 November (), Belfast, Ireland.

The official website for C. Lewis. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more. One is reading Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and the other is reading King’s The Outsider.

The most we can say, perhaps, is that one is behind in his reading and one is ahead, but because the first is reading a children’s book and the other an adult one should not qualify for whether the writing is good or bad.

Planet, science-fiction novel by C.S. Lewis, published inthat can be read as an independent work or as the first book in a trilogy that includes Perelandra () and That Hideous Strength ().

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November – 22 November ) was a British writer and lay held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, –) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, –).He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and Children: 2 step-sons; including Douglas Gresham.

Clive Staples Lewis >The British novelist and essayist Clive Staples Lewis () was an >established literary figure whose impact is increasingly recognized by >scholars and teachers. On NovemClive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland. He was the son of A. Lewis Born: Novem Belfast [1], Ireland [2]Died: Novem Oxford, England [3] Irish writer, novelist, and essayist The Irish novelist and essayist C.

Lewis was best known for his essays on literature and his explanations of Christian teachings. The definitive exploration of C.S.

Lewis’s philosophical thought, and its connection with his theological and literary work. Arguably one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, C.S. Lewis is widely hailed as a literary giant, his seven-volume Chronicles of Narnia having sold over 65 million copies in print worldwide.

In one definitive volume, The C. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia addresses all of Lewis's writings as well as the major themes of his work and life. This masterful book, Read /5(4).

C.S. Lewis was an avid reader. He also had an extraordinary and enviable capacity to recall what he read. InThe Christian Century approached the preeminent academic apologist for the Christian faith with the question of which books had been the most influential in his life.

The precise question was: "What books did most to shape your vocational attitude and your philosophy of life?". The C. Lewis Reader’s Encyclopedia. Dennis M. Swanson | J Vol Number 1 (Spring ) Read Article. Read Complete Issue.

Cite This Article. Dennis M. Swanson "The C. Lewis Reader’s Encyclopedia." The Master's Seminary Journal About. History; Doctrinal Statement; John MacArthur; Educational Effectiveness.

The C. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia contains - a biography that examines Lewis as a man of his time and his development as a thinker - a discussion of each of his works - discussions of the topics Lewis dealt with -- people, places, and ideas, scores of which have never before been addressed - a timeline of Lewis's life and writings - extensive cross-referencing throughout - a resource guide/5(7).

C.S. Lewis On The Reading of Old Books Below is Lewis’ Introduction to Athanasius’ On The Incarnation. You can also be taken to Athanasius’ book at the hotlink below the text following Lewis’ introduction for those of you who would like access to it.

In one definitive volume, The C. Lewis Readers’ Encyclopedia addresses all of Lewis’s writings as well as the major themes of his work and life. This masterful book, with more than 50 photographs, gives you a thorough grasp of C. Lewis–the man, the thinker, and the wrier.

Reading C.S. Lewis: A Commentary, by Wesley A. Kort () Reflecting the Eternal: Dante’s Divine Comedy in the Novels of C.S.

Lewis, by Marsha Daigle-Williamson () The Screwtape Letters Study Guide: A Bible Study on the C.S. Lewis Book The Screwtape Letters, by Alan Vermilye (). The C. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia contains - a biography that examines Lewis as a man of his time and his development as a thinker - a discussion of each of his works - discussions of the topics Lewis dealt with -- people, places, and ideas, scores of which have never before been addressed - a timeline of Lewis's life and writings - extensive cross-referencing throughout - a resource guide.

But hardly anyone has articulated the enchantment of literature more succinctly yet beautifully than C.S. Lewis (Novem –Novem ), a man deeply invested in the authenticity of the written word. In his book An Experiment in Criticism (public library), he considers literatures’s immense power to expand our inner worlds.

The Collected Poems of C. Lewis (ed. Walter Hooper, ; expanded edition of the Poems book; includes Spirits in Bondage) C.S. Lewis's Lost Aeneid: Arms and Exile (ed. A.T. Reyes, ; includes the surviving fragments of Lewis's translation of Virgil's Aeneid, presented in parallel with the Latin text, and accompanied by synopses of missing sections).

The Abolition of Man is a book by C. led "Reflections on education with special reference to the teaching of English in the upper forms of schools," it uses that as a starting point for a defense of objective value and natural law as well as a warning of the consequences of doing away with or "debunking" those things.

It defends science as something worth pursuing but Author: C. Lewis. Book reviews. The C.S. Lewis Reader’s Encyclopedia Jeffrey D. Schultz Review by Terry Glaspey.

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September You cannot help but wonder if C. Lewis might not have been more at home in an earlier age. In his opposition to the relativistic and materialistic philosophy of our modern times, a philosophy that he believed was sapping the magic. The "Readers' Encyclopedia", reviewed here, contains articles by 44 contributors, many of them very prominent in the world of C.

Lewis studies. The one striking absentee is Walter Hooper, Lewis' semi-official literary executor and solo author of the rival work, "C.

Lewis: Companion and Guide"/5(8). Clive Staples Lewis A brief biography by John Bremer --The C.S. Lewis readers' encyclopedia APPENDICES --C.

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Lewis timeline ENTRY GUIDES --Biographical essay --The works of C. Lewis --Concepts, places, people, and themes --Uncollected published letters --Individual poems: Other Titles. How To Read A Book – Mortimer Adler book) that scans the reading as an audio presentation of the book is provided as well.

The Space Trilogy or Cosmic Trilogy is a series of science fiction novels by C. Lewis.A philologist named Elwin Ransom is the hero of the first two novels and an important character in the : Clive Staples Lewis. John G.

West Jr. is the author of The C. S. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia ( avg rating, 19 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Celebrating Middle-Eart /5.Colin Duriez has appeared as a commentator on several mainstream documentaries, has authored biographies of C.

S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien, and studied for several months under Francis Schaeffer at Swiss L’Abri before reading English and philosophy at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.

He writes books, edits, and lectures.BRUCE L. EDWARDS is Professor and Associate Dean at Bowling Green State University.

His works include The C. S. Lewis Readers Encyclopedia, for which he served on the editorial board and wrote 25 entries, The Taste of the Pineapple: Essays on C. S. Lewis as Critic, Reader, and Imaginative Writer, Not a Tame Lion: The Spiritual World of Narnian, and Further Up and Further In: Understanding C.

S 5/5(1).