Harry Lee Poe- Becoming C.S. Lewis: A Biography of Young Jack Lewis


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On today’s Equipping you in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Harry Lee Poe discuss the influences in C.S. Lewis childhood, his friendship, and reaching young people today with the Word of God, along with his book, Becoming C.S. Lewis: A Biography of Young Jack Lewis (Crossway, 2019). What you’ll hear in this episode Some of the most significant influences on C.S. Lewis in his childhood. Why C.S. Lewis many biographers neglect his early years. The childhood and teenage years of C.S. Lewis. C.S. Lewis thoughts on religion when he was a teenager. In what way did Lewis’s love of mythology impact his thoughts about God and influence his future writing. When Lewis’s love of reading and literature began. What role friendship played in C.S. Lewis's childhood and teenage years. Why we need more men like C.S. Lewis and what such men would look like in terms of their character and ministries. About the Guest Harry Lee Poe (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as the Charles Colson University Professor of Faith and Culture at Union University, where he has taught a course on C. S. Lewis for over fifteen years. He is the author of The Inklings of Oxford and C. S. Lewis Remembered, as well as numerous articles. Poe hosts regular Inklings Weekend retreats and is a speaker on Lewis at major libraries worldwide. Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. If you like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show). You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook or via email to share your feedback. Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!

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