All My Road Before Me: The Diary of C. S. Lewis, 1922-1927 by C. S. LewisAll My Road Before Me: The Diary of C. S. Lewis, 1922-1927 by C. S. Lewis

All My Road Before Me: The Diary of C. S. Lewis, 1922-1927

byC. S. Lewis

Paperback | February 14, 2017

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A repackaged edition of the revered author’s diary from his early twenties—a thought-provoking work that reveals his earliest thinking about war, atheism, religion, and humanity.

While serving his country in the Great War, C. S. Lewis’ the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, and Christian apologist—made a pact with a close friend and fellow soldier. If one of them died, the survivor would take care of his family—a promise Lewis honored. Developing a deep friendship with his fallen friend’s mother, Jane King Moore, Lewis moved into the Moore household after the war. Returning to Oxford, the twenty-three-year old Lewis—then a staunch atheist—struggled to adapt to life in post-war England. Eager to help the tormented young man, Jane encouraged him keep a diary of his day-to-day life. Those reflections are collected in this illuminating journal.

Covering five remarkable years in Lewis's life, All My Road Before Me charts the inspirations and intellectual and spiritual development of a man whose theology and writing—including Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—has had immense influence on the Christian world.

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis, "Jack" to his intimates, was born on November 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland. His mother died when he was 10 years old and his lawyer father allowed Lewis and his brother Warren extensive freedom. The pair were extremely close and they took full advantage of this freedom, learning on their own and frequently ...
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Title:All My Road Before Me: The Diary of C. S. Lewis, 1922-1927Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.07 inPublished:February 14, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062643584

ISBN - 13:9780062643582

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