Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer (Paperback)

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    C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) gained international renown for an impressive array of beloved works both popular and scholarly: literary criticism, children's literature, fantasy literature, and numerous books on theology. Among his most celebrated achievements are Out of the Silent Planet, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Screwtape Letters, The Four Loves, and Surprised by Joy.

    "We want to know not how we should pray if we were perfect but how we should pray being as we now are."

    What are we doing when we pray? What is at the heart of this most intimate conversation, the dialogue between a person and God? How does prayer—its form, its regularity, its content, its insistence—shape who we are and how we believe? In this collection of letters from C. S. Lewis to a close friend, Malcolm, we see an intimate side of Lewis as he considers all aspects of prayer and how this singular ritual impacts the lives and souls of the faithful. With depth, wit, and intelligence, as well as his sincere sense of a continued spiritual journey, Lewis brings us closer to understanding the role of prayer in our lives and the ways in which we might better imagine our relationship with God.

    "A beautifully executed and deeply moving little book." —Saturday Review

    "[Lewis] is writing about a path that he had to find, and the reader feels not so much that he is listening to what C.S. Lewis has to say but that he is making his own search with a humorous, sensible friend beside him." —Times Literary Supplement

    C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis (1898-1963), one of the great writers of the twentieth century, also continues to be one of our most influential Christian thinkers. He wrote more than thirty books, both popular and scholarly, including The Chronicles of Narnia series, The Screwtape Letters, The Four Loves, Mere Christianity, andSurprised by Joy.


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    ISBN 9780156027663
    Genre RELIGION / Inspirational
    Format Paperback
    Pages 132
    Publisher Date 2002-11-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Mariner Books
    Copyright Year 1964
    Height 7.75 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.3 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Chiefly on Prayer
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Lewis, C. S.
    Dimensions 0

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