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Apologetics Central Honors:
Clive Staples Lewis
11/29/1898 11/22/1963)
Legendary Author, Teacher, and Radio Broadcaster

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"But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence...1 Pet. 3:15 "

C. S. Lewis's Background
C. S. Lewis's Ministry
C. S. Lewis's Resources
Additional Information about C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis's Background

CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS (18981963) C. S. Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland, on November 29, 1898 at age fifteen, he became an atheist On May 20, 1925, Lewis was appointed Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University, where he served for twenty-nine years until 1954. During his time at Oxford, Lewis went from being an atheist to being one of the most influential Christian writers of the 20th century; 1931 marks the year of Lewis's conversion to Christianity. He became a member of the Church of England. Lewis cites his friendship with J. R. R. Tolkien, as well as the writings of the converted G. K. Chesterton, as influencing his conversion. Lewis was married late in life at age fifty-eight to Joy Davidman Gresham, an American writer fifteen years his junior. They married in 1956, two years after Lewis accepted the chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge, where he finished out his career. world-acclaimed master of Christian apologetics was one of the intellectual giants of the 20th century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. After a four-year fight with bone cancer, Joy passed away in 1960. Lewis continued to care for her two sons, Douglas and David Gresham His major contributions in literary criticism, children's literature, fantasy literature, and popular theology brought him international renown and acclaim. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year.

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C. S. Lewis's Ministry

C. S. Lewis Foundation
Inspired by the life and legacy of C.S. Lewis, our mission is to advance the renewal of Christian thought and creative expression throughout the world of learning and the culture at large.

C.S. Lewis Institute
Into the Wardrobe : a C. S. Lewis web site

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C. S. Lewis's Resources

- Mere Christianity

The Screwtape Letters

The Chronicles of Narnia
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
Prince Caspian (1951)
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
The Silver Chair (1953)
The Horse and His Boy (1954)
The Magician's Nephew (1955)
The Last Battle (1956

The Space Trilogy
Out of the Silent Planet
That Hiddeous Strength

The Four Loves

Other Books by Lewis

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Additional Information about C. S. Lewis

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You Tube Videos about C. S. Lewis
From Theism to Christianity - Documentary about C.S. Lewis' conversion.

Wikipedia Article about C. S. Lewis

Conservapedia Article about C. S. Lewis

CreationWiki Article about C. S. Lewis

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