Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C. S. LewisSurprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life by C. S. Lewis

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life

byC. S. Lewis

Paperback | February 14, 2017

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A repackaged edition of the revered author’s spiritual memoir, in which he recounts the story of his divine journey and eventual conversion to Christianity.

C. S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—takes readers on a spiritual journey through his early life and eventual embrace of the Christian faith. Lewis begins with his childhood in Belfast, surveys his boarding school years and his youthful atheism in England, reflects on his experience in World War I, and ends at Oxford, where he became "the most dejected and reluctant convert in all England." As he recounts his lifelong search for joy, Lewis demonstrates its role in guiding him to find God.

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:Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:February 14, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062565435

ISBN - 13:9780062565433

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