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The life & faith of C.S. Lewis : the magic never ends.

Duncan, Chip. (Added Author). Kingsley, Ben, 1943- (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 56 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Questar : 2008.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Chip Duncan.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley.
Summary, etc.:
Narrated by Academy Award-winner Ben Kingsley, this multi-award-winning program is the most complete portrait of the world-renowned author considered by many to be the greatest Christian writer of the 20th century. C.S. Lewis continues to bring magic into the lives of readers young and old with his classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. He is one of the most commercially successful authors. None of his thirty-eight books have ever been out of print. Broadcast on public television, this illuminating program chronicles Lewis' remarkable life-his childhood in Northern Ireland and the devastating loss of his mother, the profound impact of World War I on his belief system, his acclaimed academic career at Britain's prestigious Oxford and Cambridge Universities, his storied friendship with Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, his transition from atheist to Christian, and his late-in-life love story with his wife, Joy. It features lively interviews with world-renowned Lewis scholars, family members and friends, as well as Oscar-nominated actress Debra Winger (Shadowlands).
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Christian biography > England.
Christianity and literature > England > History > 20th century.
Authors, English > 20th century > Biography.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.

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