Finding Neverland

  • Mar 23, 2009
  • Bruce L. Edwards

“When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty, I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to …

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Far, Far Out and Further In: The Postmodern Narnia

  • Feb 09, 2009
  • Rupert Loydell

Laura Miller’s The Magician’s Book is that very postmodern thing, a book about books, a personal account of how she first read, then abandoned C.S. Lewis’ Narnia tales, before recently returning to reconsider her reaction now to the books she once loved, and attempt to engage and deconstruct them as …

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The Original Hybrids: C. S. Lewis on Being Human

  • Jan 12, 2009
  • Sarah Arthur

I learned a fancy new phrase in my theology class at seminary last year: theological anthropology, or the Christian doctrine of human nature. What is a human being? How is a human being different from God? How are we different from other creatures? These are the questions that a doctrine …

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The Hard Knock at the Door of Christianity

  • Aug 05, 2008
  • Harvey Solganick
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While reforming my faith, accepting Christ, against the “hard knock” of agnosticism, humanism, and atheism, I noticed a perilous, parallel philosophical journey taken by C.S. Lewis in response to his own battle with his Christian walk. Lewis constantly retained an admiring endearment to his teacher, W. T. Kirkpatrick, or as …

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Good News for Toy Soldiers

  • Jul 18, 2008
  • Sarah Arthur

I recently completed my first year of graduate theological studies at a major university. Before classes began, I figured I would need to say goodbye to C. S. Lewis as a literary voice in my life, considering his rather dubious reputation among academics. Everyone in the academy darts for cover …

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