Archives For C.S. Lewis

 

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The Simple Faith of Mister Rogers: Spiritual Insights from the World’s Most Beloved Neighbor

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Madeleine L’Engle, Bryan Stevenson, C.S. Lewis, Chigozie Obioma, MORE )

Each week, we carefully curate a handful of books for church leaders that orient us toward the health and the flourishing of our congregations.

 

The VERY BEST
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from Amazon’s monthly sale!!! 
(November 2018)

 

  

#1:
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption 

Bryan Stevenson

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Our 2014 Book of the Year!!!
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Myth-ing Persons

 
A review of 

The Inklings and King Arthur:
J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain
 

Sørina Higgins, Ed.

Paperback: Apocryphile, 2018
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Reviewed by Sam Edgin
 

I remember, as a child, trying to find my definitive King Arthur book. Stories of fell swords and dangerous magic had seized me like they do many other children. I was fascinated by the possibilities of mysterious power carried within Christian relics, fresh with the adventures of Indiana Jones were running amok in my imagination. Mostly, though, I was harboring a strange obsession with the tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. It resonated within me, and I wanted more about Gawain and his bargains, steeped in chivalry and loyalty and hazy magic. I’m not sure I was ever sated – the efforts to find an Arthuriana found me Roger Lancelyn Green, whose Arthur and Gawain seemed lacking, but whose Robin Hood was so similar to the Robin Hood I saw in movies. Distracted, I seldom returned to Gawain and the castle in the forest.

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Amazon just released their monthly ebook sale for November 2018…
(Most ebooks in this sale are $3.99 or less!)

 

BROWSE THE FULL SALE
(Beginning with the Most Popular Titles)

*** Don’t miss the Audiobook deals below!

 

Here are 20 of the Very Best Deals
for Christian Readers from this sale… 

 

The Space Trilogy, Omnibus: Three Science Fiction Classics in One Ebook

C.S. Lewis

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Turn My Mourning into Dancing: Finding Hope in Hard Times

Henri Nouwen

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The Mind of the Maker: The Expression of Faith through Creativity and Art

Dorothy Sayers

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Jesus: A Theography

Leonard Sweet/
Frank Viola

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Ecclesiastes (The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary )

Peter Enns

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*** TCR picks the very best deals
from Amazon’s monthly
ebook sale for July 2018

    

 

#1:
When the Trees Say Nothing: Writings on Nature 

Thomas Merton

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Great compilation of Merton’s nature writing!!!

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Sara Miles, Dorothy Day, JRR Tolkien, MORE )

Each week, we carefully curate a handful of books for church leaders that orient us toward the health and the flourishing of our congregations.

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Audible is running a HUGE Sale
CS Lewis, Brene Brown, Tolkien, MORE
(Through Sunday)

 

#1:
Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion

Sara Miles

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One of the most important conversion memoirs of our day. 
 
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The Idolatry of God: Breaking Our Addiction to Certainty and Satisfaction

Peter Rollins

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The Lenses of Other Worlds
 
A review of

Science Fiction and the Abolition of Man: Finding C. S. Lewis in Sci-Fi Film and Television
Mark Boone, Kevin Neece, Eds.

Paperback: Pickwick Publications, 2017
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Reviewed by Sam Edgin

 

My homework was simply unable to win out against worn copies of The Fellowship of the Ring, Brave New World and Perelandra that I kept beside my desk as a kid. I read them on my lap in secret, with my hand clutching a forgotten pencil that absently scrawled black across my textbook. There are times when I feel my memories have been written by Lewis and Tolkien, I spent so much time in their worlds. I didn’t expect the affect those worlds would have.

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
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The World’s Last Night: And Other Essays

C.S. Lewis

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Here are our favorite biographies and companion guides to C.S. Lewis’s work.

Compiled by Marina Konow


 

Though the celebrated C.S. Lewis, didn’t necessarily have a long life, he managed to accomplish a great deal with the time he was given. In his 65 years on earth, Lewis went from being raised Christian to later becoming atheist; only to be brought back to the Christian faith later. His famous friend, J.R.R. Tolkien, played a key role in his return to the faith.

Lewis created a world near and dear to many hearts through his well- known Narnian stories, which continue to influence our culture, over 60 years after the last book was published, For instance, three of the seven books have recentlybeen turned into major motion picture productions. Since 1950, (the year The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe was published) The Chronicles of Narnia series has sold over 100 million copies and has been published in 47 different languages.  

Lewis continues to inspire all Christians through his essays and novels. Besides the Narnia series, his novels Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, and The Great Divorce are but a few of his insightful works.

With all the wonderful stories and perspectives Lewis gave us, many authors have tackled the challenge of writing about him and his work. Through these books, one is able to gain more perspective of Lewis’s character and backstory; as well as an understanding of his faith journey.

Listed below are some of the works that help us better understand C.S. Lewis.  We’ve included excerpts from the books where available via Google Books.

 

1)   Jack: A Life of C. S. Lewis
by George Sayer

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