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C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church

Joseph Chilton Pearce

C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church

by Joseph Chilton Pearce

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Published by Ignatius Press in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoseph Pearce.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 175 p. ;
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22580613M
ISBN 100898709792
OCLC/WorldCa53057233

Lewis was turning to the Catholic Church before his death. He believed in prayers for the dead and purgatory and confessed his sins regularly to a priest. He received the Catholic sacrament of last rites on J (C.S. Lewis: A Biography, pp. , ).   C. S. Lewis and the Catholic Church - Ebook written by Joseph Pearce. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read C. S. Lewis and the Catholic Church.4/5(1).

Clive Staples Lewis (Novem - Novem ), commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis, was an author and was born in Belfast, Ireland. He adopted the name "Jack", which is how he was known to his friends and acquaintances. He is known for his work on medieval literature and for his Christian apologetics and fiction, especially The Chronicles of .   He authored C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church, a book that was almost not written if not for the urging of Walter Hooper, the former secretary and Author: Alison Lesley.

C.S. Lewis, Catholicism, and the Narnian Code: An Interview with Michael Ward MICHAEL WARD Some people might be excited to receive an email from the President or their favorite entertainer, but for a C.S. Lewis fan like myself, few thrills match opening your inbox and finding an unexpected email from Dr. Michael Ward. The latter question was well explored by Christopher Derrick, a long-time friend and former student of Lewis, in his book C. S. Lewis and the Church of Rome (Ignatius Press, ). Derrick, a Catholic, held that Lewiss Ulster Protestant background, combined with certain quirks of Lewiss mind, made it difficult for him to see the Catholic Church.


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Joseph Pearce gives us a very interesting book that explores the relationship of C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church. Peace effectively demonstrates the theological and spiritual similarities of Lewis with those of Catholicism, but he also dives into the background and convictions of Lewis that prevented him from entering the Church/5.

Lewis, the great British novelist and Christian apologist, has been credited by many-including the author-for aiding their journey to the Catholic Church.

For this reason, it is often perplexing that Lewis himself never became Catholic. In C. Lewis and the Catholic Church, Joseph Pearce delves into Lewis's life, writings, and spiritual influences to shed light on the 4/5(1). Although C. Lewis's conversion to Christianity was greatly influenced by J.

Tolkien, a Catholic, and although Lewis embraced many distinctively Catholic teachings, such as purgatory and the sacrament of Confession, he never formally entered the Church/5.

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Joseph Pearce, author of C. Lewis and the Catholic Church. Answer: I suggest C.S. Lewis’s apologetics classic Mere Christianity. While Lewis never became Catholic this side of the grave, his defense of Christianity has timeless value in various ways, including his argument that Jesus Christ could not have truly been “a great moral teacher” unless he is also eternal God.

Joseph Pearce notes in his book, C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church, that “in spite of the limitations that ‘mere Christianity’ had placed upon him, Lewis groped progressively towards ‘more Christianity’, accepting as integral to the Christian faith, doctrines and dogmas that would have made Cranmer cringe.”.

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His findings set forth the objective shape of Lewis's theological and spiritual works in their relation to the Catholic Church. This well-written book brings new insights into a great Christian 4/5(1).

The book tries to explain the development of the spiritual convictions of C.S. Lewis, the author of the well-loved fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. It presents his journey from Puritanism, to atheism, to theism, to Christianity (Anglicanism), finally to High-Anglicanism and explores the question of why he never converted to Catholicism Author: Newind.

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Lewis, the great British novelist and Christian apologist, has been credited by many - including the author - for aiding their journey to the Catholic Church. For this reason, it is often perplexing that Lewis himself never became Catholic. In C.

Lewis and the Catholic Church, Joseph Pearce delves into Lewis's life, writings, and spiritual influences to shed light on the Pages: Clive Staples Lewis (29 November – 22 November ) was a British writer and lay held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, –) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, –).He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, Children: 2 step-sons; including Douglas Gresham.

Lewis friend (and Catholic convert) George Sayer, author of Jack: A Life of C. Lewis (Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway Books, second.

Lewis, the great British novelist and Christian apologist, has been credited by many-including the author-for aiding their journey to the Catholic Church.

For this reason, it is often perplexing that Lewis himself never became Catholic. Lewis, the great British novelist and Christian apologist, has been credited by many - including the author - for aiding their journey to the Catholic Church.

For this reason, it is often perplexing that Lewis himself never became Catholic. In C. Lewis and the Catholic Church, Joseph Pearce delves into Lewis's life, writings, and spiritual influences to shed light on the matter. Although C. Lewis's conversion to Christianity was greatly influenced by J.

Tolkien, a Catholic, and although Lewis embraced many distinctively Catholic teachings, such as purgatory and the Brand: St. Benedict Press LLC. This is a most enjoyable read for a C. Lewis fan.

Of course the author has an agenda, but he isn't making this stuff up out of thin air - there is plenty of evidence. It is a most readable book: many quotations from Lewis' works, letters and /5(6). out of 5 stars C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church.

Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. Amazing book. I loved reading this, it was an education on why C.S. never made the jump and Joseph Pearce provided the final answer with terrific writing!This book provided an incredible exposure on Lewis's life /5(10).The official website for C.

S. Lewis. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more.By Joseph Pearce C S Lewis the great British novelist and Christian apologist has been credited by many-including the author-for aiding their journey to the Catholic Church For this reason it is often perplexing that Lewis himself never became Catholic In C .