… was yesterday, 22nd November 1963. Few people so unrecognised by the establishment have had so wide an influence, on me as on many. He provided a framework for Christians to think about what they believed.
Much as I like his theology, I do wish he’d written more fantasy. I loved Out of the Silent Planet, and Voyage to Venus, and of course the Narnia stories. That Hideous Strength has been described as “a Charles Williams novel written by C.S.Lewis” and correctly in my opinion.