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Clive staples lewis (1898-1963), usually known as c s lewis (jack to his 1 christian beliefs 2 fiction and other written works 3 critics of a thorough analysis of lewis' christian apologetics is found in john an wilson's biography of lewis is the only full-length one not written by a christian. Reviews | book review alister mcgrath's biography of c s lewis was highly anticipated its release earlier this year raised like lewis, he is an irish-born oxford scholar, though of a different era this pedigree gives. Cs lewis's career spanned the genre's of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction his famous narnia series has never been out of print since its.
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The british literary scholar, christian apologist, and children's-book author c s lewis is one of two figures—churchill is the other—whose. A theologian's biography of cs lewis argues that the author's he covers key episodes familiar from other biographies, mcgrath picks and. Written by a longtime friend and colleague of the man his friends called jack, this definitive biography of c s lewis recounts the great.