Why Christians Should Read Fiction

What can we learn from fiction? A confession: I am often reluctant to read fiction because I have a whole pile of ‘serious’ books yet to be read. When I was younger, stories were so much fun! Staying in my room for hours, I would journey with Gulliver, experience human cruelty with Cinderella, and struggle…

On the Reading of Old Books, By C. S. Lewis

This piece was written by C. S. Lewis as an Introduction to a 1944 translation of *St Athanasius’ The Incarnation of the Word of God. There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern…