Honourary Beard: Clive Staples Lewis

Bearded Gospel Men


by Timothy Braun


By the Lion’s Mane!  What is this nonsense? Bearded Gospel Men featuring a beardless man?  It’s outrageous!

I’m sure most of you who frequent this site are at least somewhat familiar with CS Lewis.  Perhaps best known as the author of the classic children’s books, The Chronicles of Narnia, Lewis was also one of the most brilliant Christian minds of the 20th century.  His works of apologetics, most notably Mere Christianity, are legendary and have provided countless Christians with confidence and clarity in their walk with Christ.  That Lewis was a Gospel Man I don’t think anyone would debate; so what about the beard?

Well, we here at BGM believe that, while beardedness is best expressed outwardly, it is truly a matter of the heart (you know, kinda, almost, sort-of like Rom. 2:28-29).  A true Bearded Gospel Man is one from the…

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About Joel

Joel is a 32 year old currently residing in the southeastern United States. His interests lay in philosophy and theology. He is a writer for The Christian Watershed.

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