C. S. Lewis

February 6, 2015

The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis: an Introduction

This thing called “love”—what is it? Something we long for, feel vague stirrings about, idolize, draw inspiration from, and abuse left and right. It’s unpredictable, stunning, […]
July 12, 2014

SRC Week 4, Teen List: Out of the Silent Planet

Other Summer Reading Challenge posts: Introduction, Week One: 1) Kids,  2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Two: 1) Kids, 2) Teens, 3) Devotional.  Week Three: off Week Four: […]
December 21, 2013

C. S. Lewis at War: Radio Theatre for Teens and Adults

C. S. Lewis at War: The Dramatic Story Behind Mere Christianity (Radio Theatre) by C.S. Lewis and Paul McCusker.  Tyndale Entertainment, 2013.  Ages 12 and up. […]
December 9, 2013

*Pilgrim’s Progress: a Retelling by Gary Schmidt

Pilgrim’s Progress: a Retelling, by Gary Schmidt, illustrated by Barry Moser. Eerdmans, 1994, 96 pages. Reading Level: Young Adult, Ages 12-15 Recommended for: ages 12 and […]
May 9, 2013

Gifts for Grads: Our Picks

For a parent, there’s nothing scarier than sending a high school graduate out into the world—and in fact, the world looks pretty scary these days.  Not […]
August 23, 2011

That Hideous Strength 4: Denouement

For earlier posts, start with the Introduction. Denouement is not a common word in everyday conversation, so for a long time I didn’t know how to […]
August 21, 2011

The Abolition of Man, Part Three

Part One. Part Two. In the second essay of The  Abolition of Man, “The Way,” Lewis showed that humanity seemed to have only  one code of […]
August 16, 2011

That Hideous Strength 3: Climax

Climax?  Isn’t it a little early for that?  Most of us have the idea that the climax is a high point of the story (as the […]