Friday Fun Facts: The Day the Wardrobe Closed a Final Time

A giant in Christian literature, C.S. Lewis, died on this day 50 years ago. His death was overshadowed by the Kennedy assassination. A brilliant writer, he authored many well-known works of nonfiction and fiction, including Mere Christianity; Surprised by Joy; The Abolition of Man; The Problem of Pain; The Screwtape Letters; and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

He was an atheist and made a long journey to faith. After he came to Christ, he became one of the greatest Christian apologists of the 20th century. Here are a few of his quotes on faith:

“Though our feelings come and go, God’s love for us does not.”

“God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.”

“There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, ‘All right, then, have it your way.'”

PLEASE COMMENT: What is your favorite C.S. Lewis book?


Posted on November 22, 2013, in C. S. Lewis, fiction, Fun Facts, inspiration, nonfiction, salvation, writer's life, writing, writing ideas, writing prompt and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I love all of C.S.Lewis that I have read so far, but any of his “Chronicles of Narnia” books are at the top!

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