Died Today (November 22nd): C.S. Lewis (1898–1963)

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cs_lewis.jpgC.S. Lewis (1898–1963)

Born: November 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland [now in Northern Ireland], UK
Died: November 22, 1963 (age 64) in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK

Married to:
Helen Joy Davidman (23 April 1956 – 13 July 1960) (her death)

A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic – on the level with a man who says he is a poached egg – or he would be the devil of hell. You must take your choice. Either this was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse. You can shut Him up for a fool or you can fall at His feet and call Him Lord and God. But let us not come with any patronizing nonsense about His being a great human teacher. He…

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