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Bible Gateway Now Offering Daily Meditations from Beloved Author C. S. Lewis

Grand Rapids, MI (August 23, 2013) – Devotional material by one of the 20th century’s all-time best-selling authors, C. S. Lewis, is now available on Bible Gateway, the world’s largest Christian website (http://bg4.me/11Km8QK). Email subscription signup is at http://www.biblegateway.com/newsletters/.

The late Oxford and Cambridge professor Lewis, acclaimed author of “The Chronicles of Narnia” and more than 30 other books, is recognized for his contributions in literary criticism, children’s literature, fantasy literature and popular theology. For the first time, Bible Gateway will provide daily meditative messages to site visitors and email subscribers, pulled from eight of Lewis’ most famous books.Excerpts from “Mere Christianity,” “The Screwtape Letters,” “The Great Divorce,” “The Problem of Pain” and “A Grief Observed,” as collected in the book “A Year with C. S. Lewis: Daily Readings from His Classic Works” (HarperOne, 2003), have been carefully selected for Bible Gateway’s offering. Themes such as the nature of love, the existence of miracles, overcoming loss and discovering profound faith are explored through Lewis’ unflinchingly honest insights for each day of the year.

“Bible Gateway is honored to be able to help people easily access the rich and deep thinking of C. S. Lewis that is as relevant today as it was when he first wrote it,” says Rachel Barach, general manager, Bible Gateway. “Lewis’ writings are a natural and exciting addition to the robust features and resources already offered on Bible Gateway, including audio Bibles, reference materials, advanced Bible search tools and accessibility to global users from any computer or mobile device.”

“C. S. Lewis is arguably the leading voice for people of faith in the English speaking world,” says Mark Tauber, SVP and Publisher of HarperOne. “We’re thrilled to partner with Bible Gateway to bring his inspiring words to an even wider audience.”

This new feature is the latest to be added to Bible Gateway’s 35 devotional titles (http://www.biblegateway.com/devotionals/) and 62 email newsletters (http://www.biblegateway.com/newsletters/).

The availability of this material online is with the collaboration of HarperOne (http://harperone.com) and the C. S. Lewis Estate (http://www.cslewis.com).

About HarperOne

HarperOne, a division of HarperCollinsPublishers, strives to be the preeminent publisher of the most important books and authors across the full spectrum of spirituality, healthy living, family & relationships, social change, and personal growth literature, adding to the wealth of the world’s wisdom by stirring the waters of reflection on the primary questions of life and affecting authentic change.

About Bible Gateway

As the Internet’s largest Christian website, Bible Gateway seeks to encourage Bible reading and scriptural understanding among Bible readers everywhere. Celebrating 20 years online, Bible Gateway offers free access to the Bible in more than 80 languages and 170 different translations. Bible Gateway’s website and app are visited by more than 16 million unique visitors per month. The company is part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc. Please visit Bible Gateway at www.biblegateway.com.

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