C. S. Lewis
#111 Overall Influence

C. S. Lewis

Christian apologist, novelist, and Medievalist

About

Why is this person notable and influential?

Clive Staples Lewis was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University and Cambridge University . He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.
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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Surprised by Joy
  • The World's Last Night and Other Essays
  • Till We Have Faces
  • Boxen
  • Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer
  • The Dark Tower
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
  • Spirits in Bondage
  • Miracles
  • The Discarded Image
  • An Experiment in Criticism
  • Studies in Words
  • Fern-seed and elephants and other essays on Christianity
  • The Horse and His Boy
  • That Hideous Strength
  • Perelandra
  • A Grief Observed
  • A Preface to Paradise Lost
  • They Asked for a Paper: Papers and Addresses
  • Mere Christianity
  • The Four Loves
  • The Last Battle
  • Of Other Worlds
  • God in the Dock
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • The Allegory of Love
  • The Problem of Pain
  • The Abolition of Man
  • The Personal Heresy
  • The Silver Chair
  • The Great Divorce
  • Prince Caspian
  • The Screwtape Letters
  • The Pilgrim's Regress
  • The Magician's Nephew
  • Out of the Silent Planet

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#21 World Rank
Religious Studies
#43 World Rank
Literature
#105 World Rank
History
#197 World Rank
Philosophy