Items related to Reflections on the Psalms

C. S. Lewis Reflections on the Psalms

ISBN 13: 9780006205050

Reflections on the Psalms

3.93 avg rating
( 5,442 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780006205050: Reflections on the Psalms
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

1st Fontana 505R Fontana 1961 edition paperback vg+ condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

" We delight to praise what we enjoy because the praise not merely expresses but completes the enjoyment; it is its appointed consummation. "
The Psalms were written as songs; we should read them as poetry, in the spirit of lyric, not as sermons or instructions. But they are also shrouded in mystery, and in this careful reading from one of our most trusted fellow travelers, C.S. Lewis helps us begin to reveal their meaning in our daily lives and in the world. Reflecting again and anew on these beloved passages, we can find both joy and difficulty, but also, always, real enlightenment and moments of transcendent grace.
"This book may not tell the reader all he would like to know about the Psalms, but it will tell him a good deal he will not like to know about himself." "Times Literary Supplement"
"[Lewis] . . . displays in this volume the same keen insight and gifted tongue that have made him one of the most highly respected essayists using the English language." "Chicago Sunday Tribune"
"Full of illuminating observations." "New York Times"
C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis (1898 1963), one of the great writers of the twentieth century, also continues to be one of our most influential Christian thinkers. He wrote more than thirty books, both popular and scholarly, including The Chronicles of Narnia series, "The Screwtape Letters," "The Four Loves," "Mere Christianity," and "Surprised by Joy."
"

About the Author:

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales mas importantes del siglo veinte y podria decirse que fue el escritor cristiano mas influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeno hasta que se jubilo. Sus contribuciones a la critica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantastica y teologia popular le trajeron fama y aclamacion a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribio mas de treinta libros, lo cual le permitio alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aun atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada ano. Sus mas distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Cronicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used
Condition: Fair
A readable copy of the book which... Learn more about this copy

Shipping: US$ 7.23
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780062565488: Reflections on the Psalms

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0062565486 ISBN 13: 9780062565488
Publisher: HarperOne, 2017
Softcover

9780156762489: Reflections on the Psalms (Harvest Book)

Marine..., 1964
Softcover

9780006245681: Reflections on the Psalms

Harper..., 1993
Softcover

9781502767622: Reflections on the Psalms

Create..., 2014
Softcover

9781444469806: Reflections on the Psalms

ValdeB..., 2021
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

C. S. Lewis
Published by HarperCollins Distribution Services, United Kingdom (1960)
ISBN 10: 0006205054 ISBN 13: 9780006205050
Used Paperback Quantity: 2
Seller:
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR001141449

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 28.07
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.23
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds