C. S. Lewis Essay Collection and Other Short Pieces (2000) edited by Lesley Walmsley CSL
Introduction
Books Mentioned in this volume
I The Search for God
1. The Grand Miracle
2. Is Theology Poetry?
3. The Funeral of a Great Myth
4. God in the Dock
5. What Are We to Make of Jesus Christ?
6. The World's Last Night
7. Is Theism Important?
8. The Seeing Eye
9. Must Our Image of God Go?
2 Aspects of Faith
10. Christianity and Culture
11. Evil and God
12. The Weight of Glory
13. Miracles
14. Dogma and the Universe
15. 'Horrid Red Things'
16. Religion: Reality or Substitute?
17. Myth Became Fact
18. Religion and Science
19. Christian Apologetics
20. Work and Prayer
21. Relgion Without Dogma?
22. The Decline of Religion
23. On Forgiveness
24. The Pain of Animals
25. Petitionary Prayer
26. On Obstincy in Belief
27. What Christmas Means to Me
28. The Psalms
29. Religion and Rocetry
30. The Efficacy of Prayer
31. Fern-seed and Elephants
32. The Language of Religion
33. Transposition
3 The Christian in the World
34. Why I Am Not a Pacifist
35. Dangers of National Repentance
36. Two Ways With the Self
37. Meditation on the Third Commandment
38. On Ethics
39. Three Kinds of Men
40. Answers to Questions on Christianity
41. The Laws of Nature
42. Membership
43. The Sermon and the Lunch
44. Scraps
45. After Priggery -- What?
46. Man or Rabbit?
47. 'The Trouble with "X" ...'
48. On Living in an Atomic Age
49. Lilies That Fester
50. Good Work and Good Works
51. A Slip of the Tongue
52. We Have No 'Right to Happiness'
4 The Church
53. Christian Reunion
54. Priestesses in the Church?
55. On Church Music
5 English and Literature
56. Christianity and Literature
57. High and Low Brows
58. Is English Doomed?
59. On the Reading of Old Books
60. The Parthenon and the Optative
61. The Death of Words
62. On Science Fiction
63. Miserable Offenders
64. Different Tastes in Literature
65. Modern Translations of the Bible
66. On Juvenile Tastes
67. Sex in Literature
6 The Art of Writing and the Gifts of Writers
68. The Hobbit
69. Period Criticism
70. On Stories
71. On Tree Ways of Writing for Children
72. Prudery and Philology
73. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
74. Sometimes Fairy Stories May Say Best What's To Be Said
75. It All Began with a Picture ...
76. Unreal Estates
77. On Criticism
78. Cross-Examination
79. A Tribute to E. R. Eddison
80. The Mythopoeic Gift of Rider Haggard
81. George Orwell
82. A Panegyric for Dorothy L. Sayers
83. The Novels of Charles Williams
7 Education and History
84. Learning in War-time
85. Bulverism
86. The Founding of the Oxford Socratic Club
87. My First School
88. Democratic Education
89. Blimpophobia
90. Private Bates
91. Meditation in a Toolshed
92. On the Transmission of Christianity
93. Modern Man and His Categories of Thought
94. Historicism
95. The Empty Universe
96. Interim Report
97. Is History Bunk?
98. Before We Can Communicate
8 Philosophical Thoughts
99. First and Second Thoughts
100. The Poisen of Subjectivism
101. Equality
102. De Futilitate
103. A Dream
104. Hedonics
105. Talking about Bicycles
106. Vivisection
107. The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment
108. Behind the Scenes
9 Some Everyday Thoughts
109. The Necessity of Chivalry
110. The Inner Ring
111. Two Lectures
112. Some Thoughts
113. Xmas and Christmas
114. Revival or Decay?
115. Delinquents in the Snow
116. Willing Slaves of the Welfare State
117. Screwtape Proposes a Toast
10 Letters
118. The Conditions for a Just War
119. The Conflict in Anglican Theology
120. Miracles
121. Mr C. S. Lewis on Christianity
122. A Village Experience
123. Correspondence with an Anglican who Dislikes Hymns
124. The Church's Liturgy, Invocation and Invocation of Saints
125. The Holy Name
126. Mere Christians
127. Canonisation
128. Pittenger-Lewis and Version Vernacular
129. Capital Punishment and Death Penalty
11 Short Stories
130. The Man Born Blind
131. The Dark Tower
132. Ministering Angels
133. The Shoddy Lands
134. After Ten Years
135. Forms of Things Unknown
Acknowledgements
Index of Essays