C. S. Lewis Writing Styles in Surprised by Joy

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Perspective

C. S. Lewis is, by the time he writes "Surprised by Joy," an accomplished writer on the topic of Christian theology, having arrived at his knowledge on the subject the same way he gained his exhaustive knowledge of world literature, by as comprehensive a study as he could make by seeking out everything he could find by authors who challenged him, and at the guidance of the learned people by whom he was constantly surrounded. Educated at Oxford and friends with some of the greatest minds of his era, Lewis continued teaching as he published his books, and so was known broadly by students and readers worldwide. He wrote on the topic of his journey to Christianity at the request of his readers and students with the intention of leading them along the very specific trail through his life that resulted in that very particular conclusion. He narrows...

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