Glory Himself by Walter Hooper + Jacob Fareed Imam

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Glory Himself

C. S. Lewis on the Blessed Sacrament

by Walter Hooper & Jacob Fareed Imam

C. S. Lewis ends his one extended discussion of the Eucharist, in Letters to Malcolm, with a very telling line: "All this is autobiography, not theology." By this Lewis means that his reflections stem from a mixture of biblical and personal convictions about the nature of the Eucharist. Thus, before we examine Lewis's more theological considerations on the sacrament, we'll take a biographical sketch of Lewis as a parishioner.

Writing in 1931, not a y . . .