Questions tagged [space-trilogy]

For questons about The Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis, a science fiction series with Christian allegory including the books Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, and That Hideous Strength.

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Is C.S. Lewis' notion of "The Force" in Perelandra the same as George Lucas's?

I'm about half way through Perelandra, so please don't spoil the end for me, but I've read the entire conversation between Ransom and Weston were talking " Why did I do physics? Why did I ...
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Was Dr. Ransom from C.S.Lewis' Space Trilogy based on J.R.R.Tolkien?

When reading Out of the Silent Planet, it struck me that Dr. Elwin Ransom, the protagonist, was a philologist like C.S.Lewis' good friend J.R.R. Tolkien. I have seen much speculation to the effect, ...
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