C.S. Lewis

About C.S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis (1898–1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. He held academic positions at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, 1925–1954) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, 1954–1963). He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.

The Nothingness of Hell and the Grandeur of Heaven

By |2017-07-12T12:22:08-05:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: C.S. Lewis, Christian Humanism, Evil, Heaven, Theology, Wisdom|

“All Hell is smaller than one pebble of your earthly world: but it is smaller than one atom of this world, the Real World. Look at yon butterfly. If it swallowed all Hell, Hell would not be big enough to do it any harm or to have any taste”… Editor’s Note: In The Great Divorce C.S. Lewis writes [...]

Let Us Pull Ourselves Together

By |2016-02-12T15:27:52-05:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: C.S. Lewis, Christianity, Quotation, Uncategorized|

The first action to be taken is to pull ourselves together. If we are all going to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, let that bomb when it comes find us doing sensible and human things—praying, working, teaching, reading, listening to music, bathing the children, playing tennis, chatting to our friends over a pint [...]

On Being Human

By |2016-02-12T15:27:53-05:00November 29th, 2015|Categories: C.S. Lewis, Christianity, Poetry|

Angelic minds, they say, by simple intelligence Behold the Forms of nature. They discern Unerringly the Archtypes, all the verities Which mortals lack or indirectly learn. Transparent in primordial truth, unvarying, Pure Earthness and right Stonehood from their clear, High eminence are seen; unveiled, the seminal Huge Principles appear. The Tree-ness of the tree [...]

Bureaucracy

By |2017-06-28T16:17:47-05:00April 6th, 2011|Categories: C.S. Lewis, Quotation|

C.S. Lewis I live in the Managerial Age, in a world of ‘Admin.’ The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid ‘dens of crime’ that Dickens loved to paint. It is not done even in concentration camps and labour camps. In those we see its final result. But it is [...]