The Weight of Glory: And Other Addresses   -     By: C.S. Lewis
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Nine sermons and addresses delivered by Lewis during World War II, including "Transposition," "On Forgiveness," "Why I Am Not a Pacifist," "Learning in War-Time," and his most famous, "The Weight of Glory." "These display color, power, and profound thinking,"---Evangelical Beacon. 192 pages, softcover. Zondervan.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: HarperOne
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.31 (inches)
ISBN: 0060653205
ISBN-13: 9780060653200
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The Weight of Glory features nine memorable addresses C. S. Lewis delivered during World War II. Considered by many to be his most moving address, the title essay, "The Weight of Glory," extols a compassionate vision of Christianity and includes lucid and compelling discussions on forgiveness and faith. "On Forgiveness," "The Inner Ring," and the other much-quoted pieces display Lewis's breadth of learning and spiritual insight that have made him the most influential Christian of the twentieth century.

Author Bio

Clive Staples Lewis was born in 1898. Known as "Jack" by his friends, Lewis and his good friend J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, were part of a writer's club, The Inklings, who would meet at the local pub to discuss story ideas. Lewis's fascination with fairytales, myths, and ancient legends coupled with inspiration drawn from his childhood led him to write The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, one of the best-loved books of all time. Six further books in the immensely popular Chronicles of Narnia followed, and the final title, The Last Battle, received the Carnegie Award, one of the highest marks of excellence in children's literature.

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.

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    The Weight of Glory and other addresses is a wonderful book by my favorite author, C.S. Lewis. This book is a collection of 9 sermons and addresses Lewis gave during WWII. Lewis explains the topics discussed in this book so clearly and profoundly. I highly recommend this book, not only as a wonderful apologetics book, but also importantly as a tool to better understanding and articulating the various aspects of the topics that are important to our society and culture today.
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    If you liked Mere Christianity and Lewis's other factual books you will enjoy this book of essays.
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