The Collected Works of C.S. Lewis
The writer of popular works such as The Chronicles of Narnia series for children has also touched the world with his biographical journey to Christianity. Lewis was a profound thinker with the rare ability to communicate the philosophical and theological rationale of Christianity in simple yet amazingly effective ways. In The Pilgrim's Regress, Lewis records his search for...more
Hardcover, 544 pages
Published October 31st 2004 by Thomas Nelson Publishers
(first published 1994)
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This collection of works written by C.S. Lewis is a treasure trove to anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of his thoughts on Christianity, or who want a broader perspective of his viewpoint of the world around him. I was amazed at how relevant his works remain to us today and the precision to which he addresses moral and social issues we are still discussing.
The volume contains numerous essays published as part of compilations that go by different titles in the U.S. It also includes Pilgrim's Regress, one of C.S. Lewis's lesser novels, an allegory that is a play on Pilgrim's Progress. It's a nice companion tome to most of your standard "collected works," which will have the better known books.
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. He was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than th...moreMore about C.S. Lewis...