As well as his many books, letters and poems, C.S. Lewis also wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defence of faith, but also on various ethical issues and on the nature of literature and story-telling.
This first volume (of two) collects together all Lewis’s essays on general subjects. Grouped together by topic, there are over 60 essays covering English and Literature, The Art of Writing and the Gift of Writers, Education and History, Philosophical Thoughts, Some Everyday Thoughts, and all his fictional Short Stories.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century. 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. 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.
As always, this gifted and very intelligent man has words of wisdom for all of us.Published 9 months ago by John S