The Timeless Writings of C. S. Lewis
C. S. Lewis's writings are prized for their genius at communication the philosophical and theological rationale of Christianity in simple, everyday language. Now this inspired collection of three Lewis bestsellers--complete in one volume--allows you to sample some of the best ideas and arguments of this engaging Christian writer.
The first book Lewis wrote after his convers...more
Pilgrim's Regress is an allegory, which I generally avoid. It was also Lewis' first fiction work, so I expected it to be poor. In fact, in an afterword written ten years later, Lewis accuses himself of being obtuse and bitter. He was certainly obtuse. If t...more
When he [as a young boy] looked round he saw what he had never expected, yet he was not surprised. There in the grass beside him sat a laughing brown girl of abo...more
The first book of the three is The Pilgrim's Regress, a play on words of The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan. Like The Pilgrim's Progress, it is an allegory that endeavors to present a defense for Christianity, reason, and romanticism.
The main character in the book is John who early in his life is presented with a basic understanding of the Rules and the Landlord....more