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  • M Taylor posted an update 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    While I have read some titles by C.S. Lewis, I have never read any biographies on him and did not know much about his life. “Not A Tame Lion” by Terry Glaspey is a great read on Lewis’ life and insights on his thoughts on particular topics. Around 250 pages, the book is divided into 2 almost equal parts: Lewis’ life, and his writings and thoughts on many topics (Jesus Christ, pain, humor, friendship, death, heaven, sin, prayer, etc.). Having just finished the book, here’s what I liked about the title:

    – Very insightful on the many challenges he faced in life, how he came to faith in Jesus Christ, early life, experiences in World War I, college experiences, how he became a prolific writer, etc.

    – Enjoyed reading his thoughts on many topics as those mentioned above (i.e., friendship, Jesus Christ, heaven, etc.).

    – Well organized read (not choppy or bounces back and forth).

    – Very good footnotes.

    – Comprehensive list of Lewis titles for readers to enjoy.

    – Bibliography for further reading on C.S. Lewis’ life.

    – Easy to read and comprehend.

    – The reader will come away with a lot more knowledge on C.S. Lewis and his writings.

    Great read and recommended. I was given a review copy by Moody Publishers in exchange for a fair review and appreciate the opportunitiy.

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