Tag Archives: Warren Lewis

Inklings Graves in Oxford

Isn’t that the coolest name? Quarry Hollow. So lovely and evocative and spooky. I wish I had been there at night to take a proper Hallowe’en picture. I took this picture when I was cutting through some alleys in the … Continue reading

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A Lenten Reading List by Warren Lewis

I have been slowly gathering a cobbled-together list of books that C.S. Lewis read during Lent. Part of the problem is that, due to the humble nature of Lent, one does not boast of one’s reading. I knew that he … Continue reading

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There Will Be No More Pints with Charles: An Astonishing Eulogy by Warren Lewis

On Friday, the 70th anniversary of Charles Williams’ death, I will explore C.S. Lewis’ tribute in poetry. Williams was powerfully influential to C.S. Lewis, but he was also an important member of the Inklings. This ad hoc literary club—really a … Continue reading

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The Absence of Presence: C.S. Lewis’ Strained Relationship with his Father

I have written another blog on the death of C.S. Lewis’ mother and the haunting role it played in his life. Quite apart from the absence of his mother, her dead led to an unexpected consequence: a strain in his … Continue reading

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Great Links: Joel Heck’s C.S. Lewis Site and Calendar

As part of my Great Links occasional feature, Joel Heck’s website is certainly worth highlighting. Dr. Heck is a theology and Bible professor at the Concordia University of Texas and a long time reader of C.S. Lewis. I have reviewed … Continue reading

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Talking of Books

My grandmother used to read aloud bits of whatever she was reading to my grandfather. Most typically this was the newspaper. Grampie would be sitting on the sofa reading the Holstein Journal, while Grammie would sit in her well-worn arm … Continue reading

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The Absence of Presence: C.S. Lewis’ Strained Relationship with his Father

I have written another blog on the death of C.S. Lewis’ mother and the haunting role it played in his life. Quite apart from the absence of his mother, her dead led to an unexpected consequence: a strain in his … Continue reading

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