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C. S. Lewis : a life : eccentric genius, reluctant prophet

Author: Alister E McGrath
Publisher: Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifty years after his death, C. S. Lewis continues to inspire and fascinate millions. His legacy remains varied and vast. He was a towering intellectual figure, a popular fiction author who inspired a global movie franchise around the world of Narnia, and an atheist-turned-Christian thinker.<br/><br/>In <i>C.S. Lewis-A Life</i>, Alister McGrath, prolific author and respected professor at  Read more...
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Biography
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McGrath, Alister E., 1953-
C. S. Lewis.
Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, c2013
(DLC) 2012033140
(OCoLC)805051361
Named Person: C S Lewis; C S Lewis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alister E McGrath
ISBN: 9781414382524 1414382529
OCLC Number: 829025859
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 431 p.) : ill.
Responsibility: Alister McGrath.

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Fifty years after his death, C. S. Lewis continues to inspire and fascinate millions. His legacy remains varied and vast. He was a towering intellectual figure, a popular fiction author who inspired a global movie franchise around the world of Narnia, and an atheist-turned-Christian thinker.<br/><br/>In <i>C.S. Lewis-A Life</i>, Alister McGrath, prolific author and respected professor at King's College of London, paints a definitive portrait of the life of C. S. Lewis. After thoroughly examining recently published Lewis correspondence, Alister challenges some of the previously held beliefs about the exact timing of Lewis's shift from atheism to theism and then to Christianity. He paints a portrait of an eccentric thinker who became an inspiring, though reluctant, prophet for our times.<br/><br/>You won't want to miss this fascinating portrait of a creative genius who inspired generations.

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