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C.S. Lewis - A Life (Hardcover)

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By Alister McGrath

PLEASE NOTE RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2013

Book Description

Fifty years after his death, C.S. Lewis continues to inspire and fascinate millions. His legacy remains varied and vast. He was a towering intellectual figure, a popular fiction author who inspired a global movie franchise around the world of Narnia and an atheist-turned-Christian thinker.

In ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇC.S. Lewis ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet,ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å« Dr. Alister McGrath, prolific author and respected professor at KingÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìàs College of London, paints a definitive portrait of the life of C.S. Lewis. After thoroughly examining recently published Lewis correspondence, Dr. McGrath challenges some of the previously held beliefs about the exact timing of LewisÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìà shift from atheism to theism and then to Christianity. In honor of the 50th anniversary of LewisÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìà death, McGrath presents us with a compelling and definitive portrait.

For more than half a century, C.S. LewisÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìà Narnia series has captured the imaginations of millions. In this book, McGrath recounts the unlikely path of the Oxford don who spent his days teaching English literature to the brightest students in the world ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å and his spare time writing a bestselling fantasy series for children.

McGrath uses his extensive research and thorough examination in chronological order of LewisÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìà correspondence and archival materials to present a new picture of LewisÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìà life. This definitive biography paints a portrait of an eccentric thinker who became a compelling, though reluctant, prophet for our times.

You wonÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìàt want to miss this fascinating portrayal of a creative genius who inspired generations.

Review

"Alister McGrath sheds new light on the life of the incomparable C.S. Lewis. This is an important book." ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å Eric Metaxas, New York Times bestselling author of ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇBonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, SpyÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«

About the Author

Alister McGrath is professor of theology, ministry and education at KingÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìàs College London and head of its Center for Theology, Religion and Culture. Before moving to KingÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´Ìàs College, he was professor of historical theology at Oxford University and is currently senior research fellow at Harris Manchester College at Oxford. Dr. McGrath is a bestselling author of more than 50 books and a popular speaker, traveling the world every year to speak at various conferences.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 350 pages
  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (March 13, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1414339356
  • ISBN-13: 978-1414339351

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