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(RNS) “Name another author whose books are being sold more now than they were when they were alive,” said HarperOne's Mickey Maudlin. “His vision for the Christian life is seemingly simple while being very complex."


  1. I’ve been to Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey. Lewis’s stone will be a welcome addition. My moment of salvation came right smack in the middle of a paragraph of The Screwtape Letters on a train in England, so perhaps I’m a bit biased. Still his writings have influenced me greatly, both fiction and non-fiction.

  2. Cathy Kiah-Morris

    I was searching for answers to life’s big questions. God put a copy of Mere Christianity in my hands. I am now saved by Grace, redeamed, justified, sanctified, born again. Consider myself a Protestant, coming out of a Catholic childhood. C. S. Lewis: used by The Lord to help save prideful fools like me.

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  6. I feel C.S lewis is more relevant 50 years after his death than he was in life because the way they re-illestrated his storys and turning them into movies. They made his story The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe into a movie not only for kids and young teens but also for adults. Also there is another movie from the Chronical of Narnia called Prince Caspian witch was released in 2008. These may be some reasons why he may be more relevant 50 years after his death than he was in life.

  1. […] CS Lewis, more popular 50 years after his death than he was in lifeReligion News ServiceThe British author, described by many as perhaps the 20th century’s most influential Christian intellectual and apologist, is said to have greater influence in the United States than in his own country. Yet on Friday, a memorial stone for Lewis …Rowan Williams on CS Lewis and the point of NarniaOUPblog (blog) […]

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