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Jul 27, 2006, 6:27pm

It's interesting to see that it's Lewis's less common theological works, and not his fiction or literary criticism that has moved to the top of the most commonly shared list.

Jul 28, 2006, 2:21am

I expect that's because it's weighted for obscurity.

Jul 28, 2006, 2:22am

Yes, that's true. Usually that's the right thing to do—gets the Harry Potters down!—but not perhaps here.

Has anyone read C. S. Lewis and the Catholic Church by Joseph Pearce?

Jul 28, 2006, 3:03am

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Jul 28, 2006, 9:47am

I have that one, but as is the case with most of my library, I've yet to read it :)

Jul 28, 2006, 12:47pm

Haven't read it, or anything by Pearce, I'm afraid. Does anyone know if the alleged remark of Tolkien's suggesting that Lewis's protestantism was an effect of lingering Irish protestantism was actually uttered?

Jul 31, 2006, 9:15am

I once had a book that was about a discussion that might have taken place between C. S. Lewis, John F. Kennedy and Aldous Huxley as they turned up at the pearly gates on the same day. However, I can't recall the title of the book or who wrote it, and I'd really like to buy another copy. Can anybody here help me with a title?

Jul 31, 2006, 3:53pm

The Lewis/Huxley/Kennedy debate is in Between Heaven and Hell by Peter Kreeft. I haven't read it myself.

Aug 27, 2006, 7:39pm

Is Lewis vying for the title of least-read most-owned author, by any chance?

Aug 27, 2006, 7:40pm

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Mar 27, 2007, 8:56am

I hope Lewis isn't vying for the title of least-read!

I haven't read Between Heaven and Hell, but now I will be adding it to my wish list!

Has anyone else read the book The question of God : C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud debate God, love, sex, and the meaning of life?

Mar 29, 2007, 7:00pm

I've read The question of God: C.S. Lewis . . .. I thought it was so-so. Maybe I was just suffering from Lewis-book burnout at the time, though.

BTW, has anybody else heard about the new _C.S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy_ due out next month? At $300, those better be some mighty fine essays!