The wise writings of beloved author C. S. Lewis are our inspiring guide in this elegant book of 366 poignant and thought-provoking daily meditations C. S. Lewis was one of the most wise and thought-provoking writers of the last century. Generations of readers have found insight and inspiration from ..
The companion volume to Ken Burns's PBS documentary film, with more than 150 illustrations, most in full color. In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President Thomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of Discovery crossed the Mississippi River and started up the Missouri, heading we..
When Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the "Corp of Discovery" left St. Louis, Missouri, on May 21, 1804, their mission was to explore the vast, unknown territory acquired a year earlier in the Louisiana Purchase. The travelers hoped to find a waterway that crossed the western half of the United ..
In this wide-ranging and authoritative collection of C.S. Lewis's writings, Lyle W. Dorsett brings together the many and varied facets of the beloved author's corpus. Selecting works of fiction, science fiction, autobiography, theology, poetry, and literary criticism, as well as Lewis's letters to a..
From the bestselling author of "Band of Brothers" and "D-Day," the definitive book on Lewis and Clark's exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time. In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his persona..
Nicholi explains how C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud each responded to the great philosophical questions of life. He compares both their published viewpoints and their private lives to reveal surprising parallels...
Amish Recipes from the Collection of Beverly Lewis A homespun, authentic collection of Amish recipes collected over the years by Beverly Lewis. Many are from her grandmother and other family members as well as dear friends from the Amish world she writes about with such power and authenticity. Now s..
"Freedom Riders" compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. It shows how a common interest in justice created the convergent path that enabled these young men to meet as Freedom Ride..
The book begins with the letter to Clark proposing a trip to explore those western rivers which may run all the way across North America to the western ocean and Clark's reply to cheerfully join you in this rewarding endeavor. From there, every stage of the journey is shown - from the building of th..
The world of J. R. R. Tolkien is filled with strange creatures, elaborately crafted lore, ancient tongues, and magic that exists only in fantasy; yet the lessons taught by hobbits and wizards speak powerfully and practically to our real lives. Courage, valor, trust, pride, greed, and jealousy--these..
On November 22, 1963, three great men died within a few hours of each other: C. S. Lewis, John F. Kennedy and Aldous Huxley. All three believed, in different ways, that death is not the end of human life. Suppose they were right, and suppose they met after death. How might the conversation go? Peter..
At the heart of this landmark collection of essays rests a single question: What impact, good or bad, immediate or long-range, did Lewis and Clark's journey have on the Indians whose homelands they traversed? The nine writers in this volume each provide their own unique answers; from Pulitzer prize-..
Millions of readers have been captivated by C. S. Lewis's famed Chronicles of Narnia, but why? What is it about these seven books that makes them so appealing? For more than half a century, scholars have attempted to find the organizing key--the "secret code"--to the beloved series, but it has remai..
Slowing down to focus on his younger years, this detailed portrait of "Jack" Lewis helps readers discover seeds of what would inform his later writings--such as his delight in literature, his key relationships, his suffering and struggles, and his intense pursuit of joy. Volume 1 in a trilogy of Lew..
As I walked away from New Buildings, I found the man that Lewis had called "Tollers" sitting on one of the stone steps in front of the arcade."How did you get on?" he asked."I think rather well. I think he will be a most interesting tutor to have.""Interesting? Yes, he's certainly that," said the ma..
C. S. Lewis is one of the most influential Christian writers of our time. The Chronicles of Narnia has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide and all Lewis's works are estimated to sell 6 million copies annually. At the fiftieth anniversary of his death, Lewis expert Devin Brown brings the belo..
Both Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are literary superstars, known around the world as the creators of Middle-earth and Narnia. But few of their readers and fans know about the important and complex friendship between Tolkien and his fellow Oxford academic C.S. Lewis. Without the persistent encouragement of..
An investigation into the discoveries of Lewis and Clark and other early explorers of America and the terrible acts committed to suppress them - Provides archaeological proof of giants, the fountain of youth, and descriptions from Lewis's journals of a tribe of "nearly white, blue-eyed" Indians - Un..
This ebook comprises an inspirational readings for each day of the year, demonstrating why C.S. Lewis remains one of the world's best-loved writers.Few people, whether children or adults, have not been touched by the incredible literary works of C.S. Lewis. Whether their lives have been touched by t..
Voices from the Southern Oral History Program Mountain FeministHelen Matthews Lewis, Appalachian Studies, and the Long Women's Movementfrom an interview by Jessica Wilkersoncompiled and introduced by Jessica Wilkerson and David P. ClineThe "e;Grandmother of Appalachian Studies"e; reveals the..
Narnia, Perelandraplaces of wonder and longing. The White Witch, Screwtapepersonifications of evil. Aslana portrait of the divine. Like Turkish Delight, some of C.S. Lewis's writing surprises and whets our appetite for more. But some of his works bite and nip at our heels. What enabled C.S. Lewis to..
A beautiful compilation of inspirational writings, featuring seven classic works in one box set. The box set includes: 'Mere Christianity' 'The Screwtape Letters' 'Surprised by Joy' 'The Four Loves' 'The Problem of Pain' 'The Great Divorce' 'Miracles' C. S. Lewis's works continue to attract thousand..
In 1803, when the United States purchased Louisiana from France, the great expanse of this new American territory was a blank -- not only on the map but in our knowledge. President Thomas Jefferson keenly understood that the course of the nation's destiny lay westward and that a national Voyage of..