Who is C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British writer and Anglican 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 as the author of The Chronicles of Narnia, but he is also noted for his other works of fiction, such as The Screwtape Letters and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, including Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.

Lewis was close friends with J. R. R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings. Both men 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 ...
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C. S. Lewis Poems

  • World's Desire
    Love, there is a castle built in a country desolate,
    On a rock above a forest where the trees are grim and great,
    Blasted with the lightning sharp-giant boulders strewn between,
    And the mountains rise above, and the cold ravine...
  • Victory
    Roland is dead, Cuchulain's crest is low,
    The battered war-rear wastes and turns to rust,
    And Helen's eyes and Iseult's lips are dust
    And dust the shoulders and the breasts of snow....
  • Tu Ne Quaesieris
    For all the lore of Lodge and Myers
    I cannot heal my torn desires,
    Nor hope for all that man can speer
    To make the riddling earth grow clear....
  • To Sleep
    I will find out a place for thee, O Sleep-
    A hidden wood among the hill-tops green,
    Full of soft streams and little winds that creep
    The murmuring boughs between....
  • The Witch
    Trapped amid the woods with guile
    They've led her bound in fetters vile
    To death, a deadlier sorceress
    Than any born for earth's distress...
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Top 10 most used topics by C. S. Lewis

Night 21 God 16 Away 16 Green 15 Delight 14 Sea 13 Earth 13 Long 12 Head 12 Lonely 12


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Iustuspeccator: "nowhere outside the minds of devils and bad men is there a 'sic volo, sic iubeo.' the universe itself is a constitutional monarchy. the almighty himself repudiates the sort of sovereignty that tyndale thinks fit for henry viii" -c.s lewis, english literature in the sixteenth c.
Dgwarfield: that hideous strength by c.s. lewis in his usual polished prose, the author creates an elaborate satiric picture of a war between morality and devilry.
Lswarfieldmusic: that hideous strength by c.s. lewis in his usual polished prose, the author creates an elaborate satiric picture of a war between morality and devilry.
Wombat389: aeschliman on c. s. lewis, scientism, and the restoration of man
Societycatho: christianity, if false, is of no importance, and, if true, of infinite importance. the only thing it cannot be is moderately important. c.s. lewis
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