Alister McGrath’s new biography of C. S. Lewis

The British theologian and apologist Alister McGrath has written a new biography of C. S. Lewis entitled C. S. Lewis – A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant ProphetThe Washington Post has given it a rave review written by Michael Dirda, a critic I’ve appreciated for a long time.  I’m surprised but glad to see he is a C. S. Lewis fan.

Dirda praises Lewis’s scholarly writings on literary history–generally neglected by his fans but still highly respected in the academic world–and then summarizes McGrath’s take on Lewis. [Read more...]


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