Piper John - Mathis David - The romantic rationalist


Authors : Piper John - Mathis David
Title : The romantic rationalist God, life, and imagination in the work of C. S. Lewis
Year : 2014

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Introduction. Half a Century since C. S. Lewis. David Mathis. He went quietly. It was very British. While the Americans rocked and reeled, and the world’s attention turned to Dallas and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, one Clive Staples Lewis breathed his last in Oxford just a week shy of his sixty-fifth birthday. Strangely enough, science-fictionist Aldous Huxley passed the same day, and in one calendar square, three of the twentieth century’s most influential figures were gone. It was November 22, 1963—now more than fifty years ago. C. S. Lewis is known best for his series of seven short fiction books, the Chronicles of Narnia, which have sold over 100 million copies in forty languages. With three of the stories already becoming major motion pictures, and the fourth in the making, Lewis is as popular today as he’s ever been. But even before he published Narnia in the early 1950s, he distinguished himself as a professor at Oxford and Cambridge, the world’s foremost expert in medieval and Renaissance English literature, and as one of the great lay thinkers and writers in two millennia of the Christian church. ...

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