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Weekly Specials: C.S. Lewis

Next week, Desiring God will host its 2013 National Conference in Minneapolis, MN. The conference theme for this year is “The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life & Imagination in the Work of C. S. Lewis.”

In light of the upcoming conference and Lewis’s profound and lasting influence on modern evangelicalism, we’ve discounted a number of books related to “Jack’s” (as he was known to friends) life, writings, and legacy. We’re also including this week two volumes inspired by past Desiring God national conferences, Finish the Mission and Thinking. Loving. Doing.

To learn more about each title, click on the covers below. The print deals are only available on Crossway.org. The ebook deals are available on Crossway.org; after 24-hours, they will also be available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Bookshout, Christianbook.com, eChristian, ibooks (apple), Vyrso, or your participating independent bookstore’s site. Discounted prices available through 9/29/13.*

This Week’s Specials:

Jack

Jack: A Life of C. S. Lewis

By George Sayer; Foreword by Lyle W. Dorsett

Print: $23.99 $7.99

Ebook: $19.99 $2.99

Written by a longtime friend and colleague, this definitive biography of C. S. Lewis recounts the great scholar’s relationships and experiences.

This book is an intimate account of the man who helped—and through his works, continues to help—generations hear and understand the heart of Christianity.

Buy: Print | Ebook

 

Beyond the Shadowlands

Beyond the Shadowlands: C. S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell

By Wayne Martindale; Foreword by Walter Hooper

Print: $16.99 $7.99

Ebook: $12.99 $2.99

C.S. Lewis’s fiction is rich with reflections on the afterlife. Martindale discusses the images of Heaven and Hell Lewis uses in his fiction, using them as a complement to a scholarly but accessible discussion on eternity.

“This book illuminates the great mystery of the nature of eternal life and makes the Christian reader yearn for what lies ahead.”
Gene Edward Veith Jr., Provost, Professor of Literature, Patrick Henry College

Buy: Print | Ebook

 

A Family Guide to Narnia

A Family Guide to Narnia: Biblical Truths in C. S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia

By Christin Ditchfield; Foreword by Wayne Martindale

Print: $13.99 $7.99

Ebook: $10.99 $2.99

This book serves as a simple companion to The Chronicles of Narnia for those who want to discover its Christian roots and quickly locate the Scriptural references that abound in Lewis’ work.

“This cohesive and easy-to-follow guide serves as a fantastic parental teaching tool on a subject that kids love.”
Ellie Kay, best-selling author, Heroes at Home

Buy: Print | Ebook

 

Finish the Mission

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

Edited by John Piper and David Mathis

Print: $16.99 $7.99

Ebook: $13.99 $2.99

Contributors including David Platt, Louie Giglio, and John Piper join forces to compel Christians to reach unengaged and unreached people groups with the gospel.

Finish the Mission issues a clarion reminder of God’s enduring passion to glorify himself by blessing all nations on earth.”
Steve Richardson, President, Pioneers-USA

Buy: Print | Ebook

 

Thinking. Loving. Doing.

Thinking. Loving. Doing.: A Call to Glorify God with Heart and Mind

Edited by John Piper and David Mathis

Print: $15.99 $7.99

Ebook: $12.99 $2.99

Stemming from the 2010 Desiring God National Conference, this volume explores loving God with both the heart and the mind. Contributions by Warren, Chan, Piper, Mohler, Sproul, and Anyabwile

“I found this book to be a fascinating, challenging, insightful, practical, and surprisingly personal discussion of how Christians can grow in both knowledge and love.”
Wayne Grudem, Research Professor of Bible and Theology, Phoenix Seminary

Buy: Print | Ebook

*Note: Some discounts may be unavailable outside the United States due to international rights agreements.

September 23, 2013 | Posted in: Uncategorized | Author: Matt Tully @ 6:00 am | 0 Comments »

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