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The C.S. Lewis phenomenon : Christianity and the public sphere / Samuel Joeckel.

Joeckel, Samuel. (Author).
Book Book ([2013])
Description: 427 pages ; 23 cm
Publisher: Macon, Georgia : Mercer University Press, [2013]
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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  • ISBN: 9780881464375
  • ISBN: 0881464376
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-421) and index.
Contents: C.S. Lewis, public intellectual -- The rise of the public sphere, the challenge of atheism, and the transformation of Christian apologetics -- The basic stance: the vantage point of the outsider and other advantageous perspectives -- Forms and sources of authority -- Conveying authority -- The demise of the public sphere -- Hesitant steps beyond the public sphere: tensions and dilemmas -- "Water-spouts of truth from the very depth of truth": perspective, preconditionalism, and the actualization of myth in Till We Have Faces -- "The best is perhaps what we understand least": localizing the problem of evil in A Grief Observed -- The evolution of C.S. Lewis's reputation in the public sphere, 1930-1970 -- The evolution of C.S. Lewis's reputation in the public sphere, 1970-2010 -- Explaining some meta-critical curiosities -- The C.S. Lewis industry.
Summary: "This book names the way in which Lewis's presentations of Christianity in both his fiction and non-fiction depend upon the conventions of the public sphere"--Page 4 of cover.

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Joeckel, Samuel. "The C.S. Lewis phenomenon : Christianity and the public sphere." Macon, Georgia : Mercer University Press, 2013.

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