Perelandra: An Experiment in Imagination, Faith and Reason

Dwight Longenecker
4 min readApr 4, 2024

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Perelandra is the second book of C.S.Lewis’ brilliant science fiction trilogy. Lewis was drawn to the emerging genre of science fiction as a way to explore metaphysical themes in fiction. At the time both fantasy and science fiction were relegated to the unrespectable pulp fiction fringe market. “Serious” fiction was churned out by the likes of D.H.Lawrence, Virginia Woolf and other…

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Dwight Longenecker

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