Romantic Rationalist is a must-have for anybody who wishes to better understand the man C.S. Lewis. There is no question that C.S. Lewis has made some of the greatest impact on the world of modern Christianity and the church than any other author. His writing captures the imaginations as he paints tapestries of worlds filled with magic and mystery in The Chronicles Of Narnia, and it dives to the depths of our theology in Mere Christianity.
C.S. Lewis has written faith-defining work for many modern theologians and believers. Many, myself included, owe much of our understanding about God and our held doctrines to Lewis. The Romantic Rationalist is an attempt to pay tribute to the life and work of Lewis. Christian leaders and thinkers such as John Piper and David Mathis have compiled their thoughts and remarks on Lewis’ work into a simple and practical book. The Romantic Rationalist feels like talking about your favorite author over coffee. It’s easy to read and informative. Anyone looking to learn more about C.S. Lewis and the impact of his work should pick this book up.
Romantic Rationalist Book Description
“We are far too easily pleased.”
C. S. Lewis stands as one of the most influential Christians of the twentieth century. His commitment to the life of the mind and the life of the heart is evident in classics like the Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity—books that illustrate the unbreakable connection between rigorous thought and deep affection.
With contributions from Randy Alcorn, John Piper, Philip Ryken, Kevin Vanhoozer, David Mathis, and Douglas Wilson, this volume explores the man, his work, and his legacy—reveling in the truth at the heart of Lewis’s spiritual genius: God alone is the answer to our deepest longings and the source of our unending joy.
Links Related to The Romantic Rationalist:
- Desiring God: The Romantic Rationalist
- The Gospel Coalition: C.S. Lewis, Romantic Rationalist: How His Paths to Christ Shaped His Life and Ministry
- New York Review of Books: The Romantic Rationalist