An Old Falsehood

Recently, I was reading C. S. Lewis’s book English Literature in the Sixteenth Century. In his introduction, Lewis seeks to inform the reader of the 16th century worldview in order to rightly understand the authors of that time. One needs to understand, per Lewis, that medieval concepts were still very much alive. One of these

Ayn Rand Was Not a Fan of C.S. Lewis

Ayn Rand, the famous proponent of Objectivism, apparently did not like C.S. Lewis very much.  A compilation of her writings, entitled Ayn Rand’s Marginalia: Her critical comments on the writings of over 20 authors, includes her comments and criticisms of other writers, including Lewis and his popular book on ethics, The Abolition of Man. First Things Magazine

David J. Theroux on C.S. Lewis and Political Philosophy

Recently, David J. Theroux (Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of The Independent Institute and Publisher of The Independent Review, and Founder and President of the C.S. Lewis Society of California) posted a three part blog concerning C.S. Lewis’s political and moral philosophy.  Drawing from a substantial number of Lewis’s works, Theroux addresses topics such

An Apologist Like C.S. Lewis?

Since C.S. Lewis’ death in 1963, many Christian writers have seen him as a role model and have tried to emulate his success at making difficult theological concepts understandable to the average reader.  In an article written last August in the Wall Street Journal, David Skeel discusses Lewis’ legacy and how recent apologists have fared