Thursday, February 01, 2007

Who Influenced Lewis?

We are watching Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe at church. The person teaching the class had a few of Lewis' books set up for people to thumb through with one exception. At the end was a beaten up old book called Phantastes by George Macdonald. According to the teacher Lewis was taking a long train ride and picked the book up at the station. The book is still in print, but if you don't want to shell out the $13 to buy it there is a free down loadable version. The book was written in the 1800's so there aren't any copyright laws to worry about. Enjoy. I wonder how people reacted to a minister using fairy tales and fantasy to get the message of Christ across?

Just for the record, some wisenheimers got a little confused. It's CS Lewis.

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posted by Out Of Jersey | 10:26 AM


Blogger Todd said...

Which Lewis? Jerry or C.S.? :o)

11:36 AM  
Blogger Art said...

Or was it Jerry LEE Lewis??? :)

12:04 PM  
Blogger RC said...

that is very interesting, especially in the 1800s.

In fact, it's a lot of fun.

11:10 PM  
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...or rather, above.

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Blogger The Cubicle Reverend said...

I never imagined anything like this to have been written at that time. After having a conversation with the teacher it made me wonder how am I using my own writing?

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