Summary of Lewis in Poets’ Corner

Poets Corner MemorialC.S. Lewis was buried 50 years ago today (11/26/1963). As you are likely aware he was just memorialized this past Friday in Poets’ Corner. The follow are some pieces related to that event and then also a few additional general articles about C.S. Lewis that were posted since my earlier post or ones I wasn’t aware of at the time. Feel free, as before, to post any additional links of other reports not mentioned here.

CS Lewis honoured in Poets’ Corner - from The Telegraph a short VIDEO of the event itself.

Abbey dedicates memorial to C.S. Lewis - this is a press release from the Abbey itself and includes 20 minutes of AUDIO and a downloadable PDF of The Order of Service.

C.S. Lewis Memorialized in Poets’ Corner - blog post by Lancia E. Smith

C S Lewis’ Memorial Service -  blog post by Jeanette Sears

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MORE GENERAL REFLECTIONS:

Puddleglum and the Savage - from The New York Times; by Ross Douthat

Five Reasons ‘Doctor Who’ Owes C.S. Lewis A Debt Of Gratitude - from BBC America; by Fraser McAlpine

A ‘mere Christian’? Assessing C.S. Lewis after fifty years - a piece by Alister McGrath from ABC Religion and Ethics (Australia)

Alister McGrath also has a series of videos on YouTube on C.S. Lewis; the forth was just posted on 11/23/2013

Why Narnia Still Matters -  from Time; by Lev Grossman

C.S. Lewis, more popular 50 years after his death than he was in life - from Religion News Service; by Sarah Pulliam Bailey

C.S. Lewis: Scholar to the Common Man - from The American Conservative; by Gracy Olmstead

11/22/63 - from A Pilgrim in Narnia; by Brenton Dickieson

 

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