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    Re: C.S. Lewis, The Space Trilogy

    Why does all this sound vaguely familiar? Well, Lewis’s use of the word Archon suggests that he is thinking of Gnosticism. From the Christian viewpoint, Gnosticism was originally heresy, but as we...
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    Re: C.S. Lewis, The Space Trilogy

    CS Lewis’s fictional view of solar system ‘politics’ is both enabled and limited by contemporary knowledge or lack thereof, at a time when HG Wells had more to say about Mars than most astronomers. ...
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    Re: C.S. Lewis, The Space Trilogy

    Thank you Reilly, good to see you.

    Lewis’s severed head is a burlesque reworking of H.G. Wells’ invading bloodsucker Martians, who have evolved into heads and very little else. Wells mentions this...
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    Re: C.S. Lewis, The Space Trilogy

    Possibly owing to the subject matter, this and the next post have taken me an age to put together, and are still not altogether satisfactory. Feel free to ask questions. I’ll try and provide a few...
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    C.S. Lewis, The Space Trilogy

    The topic of this thread is C.S. Lewis and his Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet (1938), Perelandra (1943), and That Hideous Strength (1945).
    Lewises are in the news right now: John Lewis;...
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