George Sayer, “Jack: A Life of C.S. Lewis”

This book was originally titled, Jack:  C.S. Lewis and His Times, and the author, who headed the English department at Malvern College in Worcestershire, was a friend of Lewis’s and occasional attendee of meetings of the Inklings.  He met Lewis in 1934 when the latter became the former’s tutor at Oxford, and remained apparently close … [Read more…]

David Murray, “The Happy Christian”

The author is a transplanted Scot, now a seminary professor and pastor in Grand Rapids, and the book’s secondary title is, “Ten Ways To Be a Joyful Believer in a Gloomy World.”  The book’s ten chapters address  how to achieve greater happiness as a Christian in different contexts, namely:  facts, media, salvation, church, future, world, … [Read more…]