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C.S. Lewis - As a Boy

C.S. (Clive Staples) Lewis changed his name to "Jack Lewis" when he was a young boy.  Still one of the most-quoted Christian thinkers, Lewis became an atheist after his mother died when he was nine years old.  He reasoned his way to God with the help of his very close friend, J.R.R. Tolkien.

Who was C.S. Lewis?  What was his life like when he was a young boy?  This clip, from a 2004 PBS production, provides answers to those questions.

See, also:

C.S. Lewis - Youthful Days

C.S. Lewis - Conversion

C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien - A Talk Between Friends

C.S. Lewis Explains His Vision of Narnia

C.S. Lewis - Death of His Wife, Joy Gresham Lewis

 


Media Credits

Clip from "The Question of God," produced by Tatge/Lasseur Productions in association with WGBH and Walden Media.

Copyright, Tatge/Lasseur Productions, Walden Media, WGBH Educational Foundation, all rights reserved.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the program.

Narrator:
Will Lyman

Director:
Catherine Tatge

Producer:

Dominique Lasseur

Executive Producers:
Mike Sullivan
Catherine Tatge
Doug Holladay

 

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