C.S. Lewis, evangelist, teacher, spiritual writer, 22nd November

His writings confirmed the faith of many and brought others to a greater understanding of God.

C S Lewis

C.S. Lewis (1893-1963) remains one of the most widely read Christian apologists. Educated at University College Oxford, he was tutor and fellow of Magdalen from 1926-1956 before being appointed to a chair at Cambridge. At Magdalen, he underwent a gradual conversion experience described in his spiritual biography, Surprised by Joy. He became widely know through his broadcasts and books. His writings have been translated into many languages and include books for children, science fiction, and pastoral theology. His writings confirmed the faith of many and brought others to a greater understanding of God.