Jack Outside the Box: Remembering C.S.Lewis
November 22 is the anniversary of C.S.Lewis’ death in 1963 –on the same afternoon as the assassination of JFK.
One of things most refreshing about C.S.Lewis was his seeming unconcern about what others thought of him. There’s a whiff of real humility there. He was not worried enough about his career to stop writing religious books or popular science fiction or children’s fairy tales, and he suffered rejection by his peers–not being elected as Professor of Poetry at Oxford despite being the obvious choice.
He thought and lived outside the box. He didn’t give two hoots for the opinions of the liberal