Issue 140 Jack at home

What's inside

Jack at home: did you know?

Encounters with C. S. Lewis around the hearth and along the byways

the editors

Jack at home: Letters to the editor

Readers respond to Christian History

Readers and the editors

Jack at home: editor's note

Why the continued fascination with Lewis?

Jennifer Woodruff Tait

C. S. Lewis sought joy and found Christ

The surprising story of a master storyteller 

Harry Lee Poe

"Two very different strains"

Some of Lewis's family members, especially those mentioned in his letters and autobiography

the editors and artist

Spending a pleasant hour with C. S. Lewis

A guide to Lewis’s writings for the new reader 

Andrew Lazo

“To love at all is to be vulnerable”

An American bishop, a Swedish theologian, and a powerful book

Jennifer Woodruff Tait

“A long line of bookish people”

Lewis’s parents and extended family shaped his intellectual and artistic pursuits

Crystal Hurd

“Like raindrops on a window”

C. S. Lewis and his “First Friend” Arthur Greeves

Diana Pavlac Glyer

The “Great Knock”

 C. S. Lewis and his tutor W. T. Kirkpatrick

Paul E. Michelson

Jack's journey

Major events in the life of Jack Lewis and his family and friends—and some of his most famous works 

the editors

Friends and brothers

C. S. Lewis’s lifelong ally was his brother, W. H. Lewis 

Paul E. Michelson

"One huge and complex episode"

Jack and Mrs. Moore

David C. Downing

“Romantic and realistic”

The eventful life, marriage, and death of Joy Davidman Lewis

Abigail Santamaria

Songs, battle cries, and sonnets

 Joy Davidman as an author

Abigail Santamaria

“At our level”

Lewis was a loving correspondent, godfather, and friend to the children in his life

Joe Ricke

“Jack took care of me”

An interview with Douglas Gresham

Douglas Gresham and Marjorie Lamp Mead

Questions for reflection: Jack at home

Questions to help you think more deeply about this issue.

the editors

Jack at home: recommended resources

With scores of books by and about C. S. Lewis—where to begin? Here are suggestions compiled by our editors, contributors, and the Wade Center.

the editors

"Something profound had touched my mind and heart”

Some of Lewis’s scholarly colleagues and those who carried on his legacy

Jennifer A. Boardman
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