C.S. Lewis’ Life Shaped the World of Narnia

World renowned Christian theologian, historian, biochemist and professor Alister McGrath has written a new book on the life of C.S. Lewis called, C.S. Lewis – A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet.I was born in the late 80's so I grew up with my Dad reading to my brother and me the Narnia books. It wasn't long after that the movies started coming out. I think it would be fair to say my earliest childhood memories of an author I particularly liked was C.S. Lewis. Why? Narnia.Around t … [Read more...]

11 Things You Might Not Know About C.S. Lewis

1. He never learned to drive.2. He failed his Oxford entrance exam, twice. He took the Responsions at least two times and failed the math section. He was allowed entrance into Oxford in 1917 because he served in the military.3. J.R.R. Tolkien did not like the Narnia stories. Tolkien did not like the Christian allegory, nor did he like the mixing of myths. It appeared he was fond of Aslan though.4. Aslan is Turkish for “lion.”5. He often addressed Jesus as Aslan in prayer.6. He … [Read more...]