Tag Archives: C. S. Lewis

Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 4 of 4)

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers [Read Part 1 here.]  [Read Part 2 here.]  [Read Part 3 here.] In Parts 1 and 2 of this four-part series, we looked at the research of Dr. … Continue reading

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Respect for Old Books

Opinion by Jim Denney I make my living writing brand-new books and putting them up for sale. So while the following quote from C. S. Lewis may not further my economic interests, I believe this is sound advice we all … Continue reading

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Tracking the Star of Bethlehem

Opinion by Jim Denney Last week, I wrote about J. R. R. Tolkien’s belief that the Birth of Christ is the great unexpected “plot twist” in human history, when our story turns from tragedy to triumph, from darkness to light. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Eucatastrophe

Opinion by Jim Denney J. R. R. Tolkien, the creator of The Lord of the Rings, once wrote that his goal as a writer of fantasy was to provide for his readers an experience he called “the Consolation of the … Continue reading

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Angels and Space Aliens: An Unexplained Personal Account

Opinion by Jim Denney In the summer of 1970, before my senior year in high school, I went with a high school youth group from California to a Young Life camp at Malibu, British Columbia. During the long drive up … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and the Life-Changing Power of Stories

by Jim Denney Clive Staples Lewis — “Jack” to his friends and family — was raised in the Church of Ireland. The death of his mother when he was nine years old shattered his happy childhood. By age fifteen, he … Continue reading

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Who Are Your Inklings?

“Is there any pleasure on earth as great as a circle of Christian friends by a good fire?”  — C. S. Lewis The Inklings were C.S. Lewis’s closest friends and toughest critics. During the time of his greatest productivity as … Continue reading

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