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Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a fellow and tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954 when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement.
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One of our 'Must Reads'. C.S Lewis’s classic fantasy book The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe tells the story of the four Pevensie children, Lucy, Peter, Edmund, and Susan, and their adventures in the mystical world of Narnia. Sent to the British countryside for their own safety during the blitz of World War II, they discover an entryway into a mystical world through an old wardrobe. Mythical creatures suffering under the rule of the cruel White Witch inhabit Narnia and the arrival of the children gives them hope for liberation. All are dragged into the inevitable conflict between evil and good. Fantastic stuff filled with beautiful symbolism that still captures young hearts today.
This year sees the launch of the most exciting Chronicles of Narnia film yet and HarperCollins have published a beautiful tie-in edition of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. The intrepid Edmund and Lucy return to Narnia -- with their beastly cousin Eustace in tow -- on the ship The Dawn Treader, where their old friend Prince Caspian is searching for lost friends of his father's. As the children take to the Eastern Seas in their hunt for the friends they find themselves embroiled in a dangerous adventure that leads them once again to Aslan the lion. See 'Reader's Guide' on the right hand side of this page for a Narnia-themed activity sheet.
This delightful book is a celebration of the first edition, with original beautiful artworks, a real treasure for any Narnia fan! A King and some unexpected companions embark on a voyage that will take them beyond all known lands. As they sail further and further from chartered waters, they discover that their quest is more than they imagined and that the world's end is only the beginning.
A beautiful paperback edition of The Magician's Nephew, book one in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with cover and interior art by the original illustrator, Pauline Baynes. On a daring quest to save a life, two friends are hurled into another world, where an evil sorceress seeks to enslave them. But then the lion Aslan's song weaves itself into the fabric of a new land, a land that will be known as Narnia. And in Narnia, all things are possible. The Magician's Nephew is the first book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, which has captivated readers of all ages for over sixty years. This is a stand-alone novel, but if you would like to journey through the wardrobe and back to Narnia, read The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the second book in The Chronicles of Narnia. Books in The Chronicles of Narnia Series: 1. The Magician's Nephew 2. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe 3. The Horse and His Boy 4. Prince Caspian 5. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 6. The Silver Chair 7. The Last Battle
A review for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe : One of our 'Must Reads'. C.S Lewis’s classic fantasy book The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe tells the story of the four Pevensie children, Lucy, Peter, Edmund, and Susan, and their adventures in the mystical world of Narnia. Sent to the British countryside for their own safety during the blitz of World War II, they discover an entryway into a mystical world through an old wardrobe. Mythical creatures suffering under the rule of the cruel White Witch inhabit Narnia and the arrival of the children gives them hope for liberation. All are dragged into the inevitable conflict between evil and good. Fantastic stuff filled with beautiful symbolism that still captures young hearts today.
A collection of Lewis's essays against 'the new morality' - a fine collection representing Lewis at his most brilliant. Published shortly after his death, aiming to make available some of his writings which were not at that time publicly accessible, and to counter the prevailing new morality of the sixties, 'Christian Reflections' gives a robust defence of the Christian Gospel. Now, fifty years later, when Christian communities are, in our own day, struggling to come to terms with a shifting morality, this little volume will be a comforting reminder of the never-changing truths of the faith. As ever, Lewis's clear and eloquent mind gives plenty of food for thought, especially as he aims his intellectual ammunition at the modern myths still so prevalent in our post-modern culture.
A fine collection of essays representing C.S. Lewis at his best and most brilliant. Christianity and Literature; Religion: Reality or Substitute?; The Funeral of a Great Myth; Petitionary Prayer: A Problem Without an Answer: The Seeing Eye. These are just some of the issues he tackles here. As ever, Lewis's clear and eloquent mind give plenty of food for thought, especially as he aims his intellectual ammunition at the modern myths still so prevalent in our post-modern culture, and encourages a robust defence of the Christian gospel.
Considerado por National Review como uno de los cien mejores ensayos del siglo XXEn este pequeo gran clsico, considerado por National Review como uno de los cien mejores ensayos del siglo XX, C.S. Lewis desarrolla una concisa pero intensa reflexin sobre la sociedad, la naturaleza y los grandes retos educativos de nuestro tiempo. Con su prosa genial y aguda, el autor de Las crnicas de Narnia lleva a cabo una de las mejores defensas de la objetividad de la ley natural y de la moralidad que se hayan escrito, al tiempo que advierte contra las inhumanas consecuencias de eliminarlas de la familia, la escuela y la civilizacin. Escrito en 1943, se trata, en definitiva, de un texto sorprendentemente proftico, que aporta uno de los diagnsticos ms lcidos y certeros sobre lo que sucede en la sociedad actual.
An 365-day anthology of readings from one of the most influential writers of all time, George MacDonald, compiled by CS Lewis himself. MacDonald was a major Christian writer of the late nineteenth, early twentieth centuries. He influenced nearly everyone who was a major twentieth century writer (including Lewis Carroll, WH Auden, JRR Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, and CS Lewis. Not only was he a pioneer in the fantasy fiction genre, laying the path for people like Tolkien to write Lord of the Rings, but also a major Christian thinker, which influenced Lewis profoundly. Lewis, in fact, wrote that MacDonald was his 'master', and said 'I know hardly any other writer who seems to be closer, or more continually close, to the Spirit of Christ Himself.' These words will challenge and uplift you, and illuminate the faith which underpins all of CS Lewis's popular and enduring writing.
Mit das Wichtigste, was im 20. Jahrhundert uber das Lob Gottes geschrieben worden ist, ist das Kapitel uber das Loben in C. S. Lewis' Buch Das Gesprach mit Gott."e; (Timothy Keller)C. S. Lewis traut sich, Fragen zu stellen, an die sich viele Christen nicht heranwagen: Wie sollen wir mit Psalmtexten umgehen, in denen das Gericht Gottes ber Feinde erbeten und in drastischen Details ausgemalt wird? In welchem Sinn sind die Psalmen Gottes Wort? Ist Gott ein eitler Herrscher, der stndiges Lob von allen fordert?Erfrischend, klar und manchmal querdenkerisch geht Lewis diesen und anderen Fragen auf den Grund. Er will damit aber nicht belehren, sondern in seinen Lesern vor allem die Freude wecken, die er selbst als grten Schatz der Psalmen entdeckt hat. Das Kostbarste, das mir die Psalmen geben, ist, dass sie jene Freude an Gott ausdrcken, die David zum Tanzen brachte. C.S. Lewis
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