Experience the captivating transformation of C. S. Lewis from atheism to Christianity.
The Making of C. S. Lewis is the second volume in a biographical trilogy covering Lewis's life from 1898 to 1963. This installment covers a period of Lewis's life that is not well known, staring with his years as a young adult and devout atheist at the end of his service in World War I, followed by his arrival at Oxford as a budding scholar.
Harry Lee Poe provides a unique perspective on Lewis's radical conversion to Christianity influenced in part by his friendships with well-known Christians such as J. R. R. Tolkien, Nevill Coghill, and Hugo Dyson. This volume provides a unique glimpse at Lewis's development into one of the most Christian apologists of the 20th century. Bringing a lucid and clear tone, Poe's biography brings new life to one of the most influential writers of modern times, showcasing a shift from an opponent of Christianity to one of its most ardent defenders.