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C. S. Lewis
b. November 29, 1898 – d. November 22, 1963 • Apologist • Author • Poet • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Lewis, Clive Staples
Lewis, Clive Staples (1893–1963), scholar and Christian apologist. Born in Belfast, he was educated mainly privately until he entered University College, Oxford, in 1917. He was Tutor and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, from 1925 to 1954, when he was appointed Professor of Medieval and Renaissance
Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics
C. S. Lewis
Lewis, C. S. Because much of his work was in popular media, including radio broadcasts and children’s stories, Clive Staples Lewis (1898–1963) is arguably the most influential twentieth-century Christian theist and apologist (see Apologetics, Need for). An Oxford University professor, this former atheist
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Lewis, C. S.
Lewis, C. S. (1898–1963). English novelist and religious writer. Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland, and was educated at Oxford University, where he taught until 1954. There he was a member of a group of illustrious young scholars called Inklings. Several of them would become famous, such
131 Christians Everyone Should Know
C.S. Lewis
Musicians, Artists, and WritersC.S. LewisScholar, author, and apologist“The intellectual life is not the only road to God, nor the safest, but we find it to be a road, and it may be the appointed road for us. Of course, it will be so only so long as we keep the impulse pure and disinterested.”
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Lewis, Clive Staples
Lewis, Clive Staples (1898–1963). An Anglican scholarnovelist and Christian apologist, perhaps best known for mythopoeia that explores theological concepts. Born in Belfast, he received his BA from University College, Oxford, in 1924, and was fellow and tutor in English literature at Magdalen College,
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Lewis, Clive Staples (1898–1963)
LEWIS, CLIVE STAPLES (1898–1963)Born in Belfast, Lewis took a triple First at Oxford, and after a short time teaching philosophy became Fellow of Magdalen College and University Lecturer in English. He had abandoned Christian belief in adolescence, but was converted to *theism in 1929 and to Christianity
Who’s Who in Christian History
Lewis, C.S.
LEWIS, C.S. (CLIVE STAPLES) (1898–1963)Christian writer and scholarC. S. Lewis spent most of his life as tutor and lecturer at Oxford and Cambridge Universities and as writer of many scholarly and Christian books. His best-known scholarly work is English Literature in the Sixteenth Century (1954).