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Overview Twenty-two men and women who knew C.S. Lewis as a teacher, colleague, and friend offer their reminiscences and impressions of the complex man behind the critical and academic acclaim. (Motivation)
Citations And Professional Reviews Remembering C.S. Lewis: Recollections of Those Who Knew Him by James T. Como has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Christianity Today - 12/01/2010 page 66
Ingram Advance - 11/01/2005 page 47
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2005
Publisher Ignatius Press
ISBN 1586171089 ISBN13 9781586171087
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More About James T. Como
Com-Professor of rhetoric and public communicationat York College of the City University of New Yo rk. He holds an advanced degree in medieval literature from Fordham and in rhetoric from Columbia. He lives with his wife and children.
James T. Como currently resides in Westchester County, in the state of New York.
Reviews - What do customers think about Remembering C.S. Lewis: Recollections of Those Who Knew Him?
important reprint with unfortunate preface to this new edition Nov 25, 2006
Reprint of "C. S. Lewis at the Breakfast Table," an important Lewis resource. My only concern is the regrettable negative comments, in the Preface to the Third Edition, by the editor James Como, on the former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, who retired in 2002, THREE YEARS before this present volume was published. Mr. Como uses these comments to address what he sees as wrong with the present state of Anglicanism, even going so far as to compare Carey with the episcopal ghost in "The Great Divorce"! While Mr. Como's view of the Anglican Church today would certainly have to be considered fair game in a new preface to this volume, to zero in at this point on Carey is odd, to say the least. Not only is the man now well into retirement, he is, as is well known, also one of the more distinctly theologically conservative Archbishops of recent times, the sole exception to this being the ordination of women. There are many other ways Como could have made his points, easily, without coming across, strangely and gratuitously, as expressing a personal animus. Truly regrettable, especially in a volume such as this -- and a serious lapse of judgement on the part of both the editor and publisher.
Great Book but be warned - Apr 24, 2006
This is an excellent book on C. S. Lewis, but it is a re-publication by a differnt publisher, and they have retitled the book; it was previously published under the title "C.S. Lewis at the Breakfast Table." So if you already have that book as I did, this one is exactly the same.