Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Book Review: The Pilgrim’s Guide

The Pilgrim’s Guide:  C.S. Lewis And The Art Of Witness, edited by David Mills It is always a somewhat ominous sign when a book seeks to defend the reason for its existence and acknowledges a cultlike atmosphere when it comes … Continue reading

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Book Review: C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity: A Biography

C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity:  A Biography, by George M. Marsden I must admit that this is the first time I have ever read a biography of a book, at least that I can remember.  To be sure, there are a … Continue reading

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Book Review: C.S. Lewis: Spinner Of Tales

C.S. Lewis:  Spinner Of Tales:  A Guide To His Fiction, by Evan K. Gibson The author shows himself to be a sensitive and thoughtful reader of the large body of fictional literature produced by C.S. Lewis during his lifetime, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Year With Aslan

A Year With Aslan:  Daily Reflections From The Chronicles Of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis I wanted to like this book more than I actually did.  Perhaps if I had read this book over the course of a year rather than … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Magician’s Book

The Magician’s Book:  A Skeptic’s Adventures In Narnia, by Laura Miller I liked this book better than I feared I would like it but not as much as I would have preferred to like it.  To be sure, I knew … Continue reading

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Book Review: Further Up & Further In

Further Up & Further In:  Understanding C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe, by Bruce Edwards As far as textual criticism goes, this book is an enjoyable and brief example.  Yet this book, although it is short, presents some … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harry Potter, Narnia, And The Lord Of The Rings: What You Need To Know About Fantasy Books And Movies

Harry Potter, Narnia, And The Lord Of The Rings:  What You Need To Know About Fantasy Books And Movies, by Richard Abanes If you know going into it that this book is written from the point of view of an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces:  A Novel Of Cupid And Psyche, by C.S. Lewis This is a complicated piece of late fiction by C.S. Lewis and reading it, it is not surprising that such a nuanced work would be his least … Continue reading

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Book Review: Boxen

Boxen:  The Imaginary World Of The Young C.S. Lewis, edited by Walter Hooper As someone who has read a great deal by and about C.S. Lewis, it is perhaps surprising that only now have I gotten to his earliest tales, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Joyful Christian

The Joyful Christian, by C.S. Lewis This is admittedly the sort of book that is comfortable to read.  As someone who has read a lot of books from the author, many of them compiled from materials after his death, it … Continue reading

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