The Lewis Legacy-Issue 77, Summer 1998 Notes and Quotes

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 77, Summer 1998 The C.S. Lewis Foundation for Truth in Publishing

“At Wheaton College in Illinois, where they are rather stupid fundamentalists, they have made C. S. Lewis into a god. They think he gives intellectual support for their prejudices.”

A. N. Wilson, as quoted in the Times of London at the time of the release of “Shadowlands”

“Kathryn Lindskoog has provided a very readable and engaging introduction to Dante…. Her aim has been to provide a faithful restatement of Dante’s poetry in clear English prose, for the sake of the story. She achieves this aim admirably. She also achieves more. Her notes are informative and interesting. Her Introduction is fresh and challenging…. Many new readers will have reason to be grateful to her.”

Barbara Reynolds, in the 1997 issue of Seven, journal of the Wade Center

“Mankind has lived through ages of stone, iron, bronze, exploration, enlightenment, the atom, space. Our own time is, as much as anything else, the Age of Falsification.”

Kenneth Brower, “Photography in the Age of Falsification”, The Atlantic Monthly, May 1998

“He wants us to be simple, single-minded, affectionate, and teachable, as good children are; but He also wants every bit of intelligence we have to be alert at its job, and in first-class fighting trim. The fact that you are giving money to charity does not mean that you need not try to find out whether that charity is a fraud or not.”

C. S. Lewis, “The Cardinal Virtues,” Book III, Mere Christianity

“It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long as you have got it.”

Edmund Way Teale