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C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis, better known as an author, especially of children's fantasy books, also wrote prolifically on matters of serious theology. What's more, he gave numerous academic sermons on various topics that concerned the students of his day.

Lewis picks his topics from various sources. He speaks about current events, especially the subject of war and fighting. He also speaks on topics others request of him, though such sermons often drift to other topics that Lewis prefers.

Finally, he uses a common convention of preachers, by preaching on the subject with which he struggles himself. When he feels himself resisting true surrender to God, he preaches a touching and honest sermon on the topic.

As the author of the sermons, Lewis's personality comes through, despite the formal tone of his speeches. What's more, he offers his own opinions, but is careful to support them with...

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