Surprised by joy: the shape of my early life

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In this book Lewis tells of his search for joy, a spiritual journey that led him from the Christianity of his early youth into atheism and then back to Christianity. This book, together with his early diary All My Road Before Me, form the closest thing we have to an autobiography.
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Grouping Title surprised by joy the shape of my early life
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display_description In the closest thing we have to an autobiography, C.S. Lewis, an unfailingly honest and perceptive observer of self, here shares the story of his personal spiritual journey. With characteristic candor and insight, he describes how his "search for joy" led him from the conventional Christianity of his childhood to a youthful atheism, and finally back to an assured Christianity compatible with his formidable intellect. Lewis's "surprise" holds continuing interest not only for admirers of his work but for any modern seeker concerned with the compatibility of the rational and the spiritual.
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subject_facet Anglican converts -- England -- Biography, Audiobooks, Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary, Christian biography -- England, Lewis, C. S. -- (Clive Staples), -- 1898-1963 -- Childhood and youth
title_display Surprised by joy; the shape of my early life
title_full Surprised by joy [eAudio] : the shape of my early life / C. S. Lewis, Surprised by joy; the shape of my early life Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.
title_short Surprised by joy
title_sub the shape of my early life
topic_facet Anglican converts, Authors, English, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary, Childhood and youth, Christian biography, Lewis, C. S