A comprehensive volume containing five of C S Lewis's best known inspirational and spiritual works. This new paperback contains five of C.S.Lewis's classic works, which are no longer available separately but are presented here in paperback as a highly readable and accessible volume. Each title a gem, each page a delight to read, here finally is the chance to own a library of some of the most loved C S Lewis titles - in one volume. The Pilgrim's Regress (1933), Lewis's first prose work' explains in allegory the elusive experience he calls Joy and its part in his conversion. Prayer: Letters to Malcolm (1964) was Lewis's last book in which he corresponds with an imaginary friend on various aspects of prayer. Reflections of the Psalms (1958) shares Lewis's thoughts on the Psalms which he knew almost by heart through daily attendance at his college chapel. The Abolition of Man (1944) examines the importance and relevance of universal values such as courage and honour in contemporary society. Till We Have Faces (1956), described by Lewis as 'the favourite of all my books', retells and interprets the story of Cupid and Psyche.
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Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century. 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 English at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. His major contributions in literary criticism, children's literature, fantasy literature and popular theology brought him international renown and acclaim. 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.Review:
'He has a quite unique power for making theology an attractive, exciting and fascinating quest.' Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Fount, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Dust Jacket Condition: Acceptable. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Shelfwear. A few small marks to the page edges. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006554259
Book Description Fount, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. Light foxing to the page edges. Some of the dust jacket has been removed. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006897634
Book Description HarperCollins, 1999. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st edition. ~TITLES: The Four Loves - The Pilgrim's Regress - Mere Christianity - The Problem of Pain - Prayer: Letters to Malcolm - Reflections on the Psalms - The Screwtape Letters - Screwtape Proposes a Toast - Till We Have Faces - The Great Divorce - Miracles - Surprised by Joy. ~Blue cloth gilt, dustwrapper unfaded and unclipped, slightly creased at base of spine, slightly rubbed to rear. No ownership marks. Size: 1382 pp. Binding tight, text unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # HH2019
Book Description harpercollins harper collins, London, 1999. Blue Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Second Impression. gilt titles spine; the original (& larger) edition of this volume containing 12 of Lewis' well known Christian titles; "The Four Loves (1960) is based on the scripts for four radio talks broadcast in the United States on the four Greek words for love Storge, Philia, Eros and Agape. Mere Christianity (1952) - the best known and acclaimed of Lewis's theological works originated in four series of radio broadcasts which he gave in 1941-1944. The Problem of Pain (1940) is his first 'straight' work of Christian apologetics. Prayer: Letters to Malcolm (1964) was Lewis's last book in which he corresponds with an imaginary friend on various aspects of prayer. In his Reflections on the Psalms (1958) Lewis shares thoughts on the Psalms which he knew almost by heart through daily attendance at his college chapel. In The Pilgrim's Regress (1933), Lewis's first prose work, he explains in allegory the elusive experience he calls Joy and its part in his conversion. In The Screwtape Letters (1942) an elderly devil writes advising a young devil, Wormwood, who is attempting to procure the soul of a young man; the short piece Screwtape Proposes a Toast (1959) presents Screwtape addressing the annual dinner of the Tempter's Training College for young Devils. Till We have Faces (1956) described by Lewis as the 'favourite of all my books' retells and interprets the story of Cupid and Psyche. The Great Divorce (1945) tells of an imaginary journey from Hell to the borders of Heaven. Surprised by Joy (1955) recounts the story of Lewis's boyhood, schooling and early manhood and how he passed 'from Atheism to Christianity.' In Miracles (1947) Lewis gives a closely-reasoned defence of the supernatural and of miracles of the Bible in particular." 'as new' in unclipped D/J. with no faults; 1382 pages. N.B. this is an extremely thick & heavy book which, together with protective wrapping, takes its weight well above the 1kg. standard quoted rate for post & packing so extra shipping charges will be requested. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Christianity; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0006281338. ISBN/EAN: 9780006281337. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: THG00029. Bookseller Inventory # THG00029