Alan Jacobs

Posts tagged “C. S. Lewis”

Kenny and Lewis

No, not that Kenny. Anthony Kenny’s review of Alister McGrath’s recent biography …

Posted July 2nd, 2013

Defending the Commune: 3

Previous installment here When C. S. Lewis helped to establish the Socratic Club …

Posted June 17th, 2013

Insiders and Outsiders

On the common ground between traditionalists and the left

Posted June 12th, 2013

Defending the Commune: 2

Previous installment here … But Joseph Knecht is not safe. Again, Waldzell …

Posted June 10th, 2013

Forgoing Pleasure and Comfort

In the comments to this terrific post Noah Millman writes, “I will …

Posted May 9th, 2013

City Meditations: 6

In his late book The Four Loves C. S. Lewis writes, St. …

Posted May 9th, 2013

Schools for Desire

Are children’s books today excessively consumerist? Do they reinforce materialism? Alison Flood …

Posted April 23rd, 2013

Making God a “Convenience”

The Templeton Foundation tells us, Almost half of all Americans feel God’s …

Posted January 16th, 2013

On Christianity and Fantasy

So for the past ten years or so I’ve been teaching a …

Posted December 22nd, 2012

David Foster Wallace and the Problem of Reentry

In his biography of David Foster Wallace, D. T. Max quotes a …

Posted December 11th, 2012

The Religiously Unaffiliated

Long ago, in an essay on “The Decline of Religion,” C. S. …

Posted October 9th, 2012