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Finest Hour Extra C. S. Lewis on Winston Churchill

Both men were famous for their wartime broadcasts on the BBC. But what if anything did the famous scholar, author, and Christian apologist C. S. Lewis think of his contemporary, the even more famous Winston Churchill—a man of decidedly irregular religious belief?

In the latest in our series of online specials, Robert Revington looks through the letters of C. S. Lewis and finds that the political views of Narnia’s creator centered on decidedly practical matters with which Churchill entirely sympathized: food rationing. To read the story, please CLICK HERE.

The rich abundance of material received for publication by the International Churchill Society exceeds the space we have in our quarterly print journal Finest Hour. Fortunately, we can still accommodate all stories that might not fit the theme of any issue of Finest Hour but which are certainly worthy of the reader’s attention by presenting them on our website under the heading “Finest Hour Extras.”

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