C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature 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''.

Lewis and fellow novelist J. R. R. Tolkien were close friends. They both served on the English faculty at Oxford University and were active in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings. According to Lewis's memoir ''Surprised by Joy'', he was baptised in the Church of Ireland, but fell away from his faith during adolescence. Lewis returned to Anglicanism at the age of 32, owing to the influence of Tolkien and other friends, and he became an "ordinary layman of the Church of England". Lewis's faith profoundly affected his work, and his wartime radio broadcasts on the subject of Christianity brought him wide acclaim.

Lewis wrote more than 30 books which have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold millions of copies. The books that make up ''The Chronicles of Narnia'' have sold the most and have been popularised on stage, TV, radio, and cinema. His philosophical writings are widely cited by Christian apologists from many denominations.

In 1956, Lewis married American writer Joy Davidman; she died of cancer four years later at the age of 45. Lewis died on 22 November 1963 from kidney failure, one week before his 65th birthday. In 2013, on the 50th anniversary of his death, Lewis was honoured with a memorial in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1986
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1949
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1953
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1946
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 2002
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1964
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1966
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1954
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1946
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1944
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1995
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1995
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1994
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1995
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1946
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1967
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1946
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by Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963
Published 1956
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