Tag Archives: CS Lewis

C.S. Lewis and the importance of unfashionable opinions

I have just finished reading C.S. Lewis: A Life. Eccentric Genius. Reluctant Prophet by Alistair McGrath. It is a brilliant book. McGrath writes as someone who truly understands the Oxbridge academic world in which Lewis spent his entire working life.  As research, … Continue reading

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The day they died: JFK, Aldous Huxley and CS Lewis on life, liberty & sainthood

JFK, Aldous Huxley and CS Lewis have all had a significant impact on my life and all died on the same day 50 years ago next week- 22 November 1963. Coincidentally, it’s also St. Cecilia’s day – the patron saint … Continue reading

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The Fifty Shades of Christian Fiction: ‘Cross Roads’ by Wm Paul Young [review]

What has Wm Paul Young, author of The Shack, got in common with EL James, author of record breaking series Fifty Shades of Grey? Well, for a start they have both sold millions of books. But also, both writers have … Continue reading

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The best thing I did last summer – Lee Abbey Camp 2012

It was a great summer: the Jubilee, the London Olympics and my 40th birthday. The weather was not great but our family holiday in Costa Del Kent coincided with the hottest week of the year and my birthday picnic was only … Continue reading

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‘The Lion’s World: A journey into the heart of Narnia’ by Rowan Williams [Review]

Have you ever experienced that feeling when you only start to appreciate someone at work or at church when they announce they are leaving? I have been thinking this about Rowan Williams, who earlier this year announced he would be … Continue reading

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