C.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.
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)
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