|Genre Fantasy, Philosophy|
Name Harry Blamires
|Born 6 November 1916 (age 99) (1916-11-06) |
Occupation Anglican theologian, literary critic, and novelist
Books The Christian Mind, New Bloomsday Book, A short history of English lit, A history of literary criticism, The Penguin guide to p
British Anglican theologian Harry Blamires died at 101
Harry Blamires (born 6 November 1916) is an Anglican theologian, literary critic, and novelist. Now retired, Blamires served as head of the English department at King Alfreds College (now Winchester University) in Winchester, England. He started writing in the late 1940s at the encouragement of his friend and mentor C. S. Lewis, who had been his tutor at Oxford University. He turned 100 in November 2016.
His best known work is The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think? which has been used as a textbook at hundreds of bible colleges and seminaries around the world. Blamires is also the author of A Short History of English Literature (1974; 2nd edition, 1984), and A History of Literary Criticism (1991).