C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy
Sanford Schwartz offers a penetrating new reading of Lewis's celebrated Space Trilogy. Taken together, Schwartz's readings call into question Lewis's self-styled image as a "dinosaur" out of step with the main currents of modern thought. Far from a simple struggle between an old-fashioned Christian humanism and a newfangled heresy, Lewis's Space Trilogy should be seen as the searching effort of a modern religious apologist to sustain and enrich the former through critical engagement with the latter.
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Schwartz (literature, Penn State Univ.; The Matrix of Modernism: Pound, Eliot, and Early Twentieth-Century Thought) examines each work in C.S. Lewis's "Space Trilogy" to not only discover similarities ... Read full review
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