• Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer

  • By: C. S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
  • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (747 ratings)

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Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer

By: C. S. Lewis
Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
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Publisher's summary

In the form of warm, relaxed letters to a close friend, C. S. Lewis meditates on many puzzling questions concerning the intimate dialogue between man and God. He considers practical and metaphysical aspects of prayer, such as when we pray and where. He questions why we seek to inform God in our prayers if he is omniscient, whether there is an ideal form of prayer, and which of our many selves we show to God while praying. The concluding letter contains provocative thoughts about “liberal Christians,” the soul, and resurrection.

Clive Staples Lewis (1898 - 1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the 20th century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. His major contributions in literary criticism, children’s literature, fantasy literature, and popular theology brought him international renown and acclaim. He wrote more than 30 books, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include the Chronicles of Narnia, Out of the Silent Planet, The Screwtape Letters, and Mere Christianity.

©1963 1964 by C. S. Lewis Pte. Limited; renewed 1992, 1991 by Arthur Owen Barfield (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Critic reviews

“If wit, and wisdom, style and scholarship are requisites…Mr. Lewis will be among the angels.” ( The New Yorker)
“A beautifully executed and deeply moving little book.” ( Saturday Review)