Door Jam: November 19, 2013

The historical fact of C.S. Lewis and John F. Kennedy dying on the same day (along with Aldous Huxley) brings unique perspective on both of their lives and influence. One way we still see Lewis’ impact is through the use of fiction to communicate truth.

RNS: The two Jacks shows the contrasting viewpoints C.S. Lewis and John F. Kennedy had toward faith and how it should be applied to the public square.

Wardrobe Door: Stories can, to use Lewis’ words, “steal past the watchful dragons.” Your story can do the same.

Federalist: Despite JFK overshadowing Lewis on their mutual day of death, Stella Morabito argues that it is the unassuming Oxford don who’s shadow is much more influential today.

Wardrobe Door: The deaths of Lewis and Aldous Huxley were almost lost with attention turned toward the presidential assassination, but their writing has cemented their continued legacies.

YouTube: A brief reflection from the C.S. Lewis Foundation on his work featuring scientists, pastors, authors and artists.

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