Summary of Lewis in Poets’ Corner

Poets Corner MemorialC.S. Lewis was buried 50 years ago today (11/26/1963). As you are likely aware he was just memorialized this past Friday in Poets’ Corner. The follow are some pieces related to that event and then also a few additional general articles about C.S. Lewis that were posted since my earlier post or ones I wasn’t aware of at the time. Feel free, as before, to post any additional links of other reports not mentioned here.

CS Lewis honoured in Poets’ Corner – from The Telegraph a short VIDEO of the event itself.

Abbey dedicates memorial to C.S. Lewis – this is a press release from the Abbey itself and includes 20 minutes of AUDIO and a downloadable PDF of The Order of Service.

C.S. Lewis Memorialized in Poets’ Corner – blog post by Lancia E. Smith

C S Lewis’ Memorial Service –  blog post by Jeanette Sears

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MORE GENERAL REFLECTIONS:

Puddleglum and the Savage – from The New York Times; by Ross Douthat

Five Reasons ‘Doctor Who’ Owes C.S. Lewis A Debt Of Gratitude – from BBC America; by Fraser McAlpine

A ‘mere Christian’? Assessing C.S. Lewis after fifty years – a piece by Alister McGrath from ABC Religion and Ethics (Australia)

Alister McGrath also has a series of videos on YouTube on C.S. Lewis; the forth was just posted on 11/23/2013

Why Narnia Still Matters –  from Time; by Lev Grossman

C.S. Lewis, more popular 50 years after his death than he was in life – from Religion News Service; by Sarah Pulliam Bailey

C.S. Lewis: Scholar to the Common Man – from The American Conservative; by Gracy Olmstead

11/22/63 – from A Pilgrim in Narnia; by Brenton Dickieson

 

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