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Walter Hooper, Champion of the Writings of C.S. Lewis

Walter Hooper, an American who spent his life helping preserve and promote the literary legacy of British writer C.S. Lewis, died Dec. 7, 2020, at age 89.

In this address from 2007, Mr. Hooper talks about how he met C.S. Lewis and eventually came to manage the writer's literary estate following Lewis's death in 1963.

Walter Hooper went on to edit many collections of C.S. Lewis's essays, poems, and letters, and he worked to keep Lewis's writings in print.

In 1997, Christianity Today wrote that "Hooper's knowledge of Lewis's writings (both published and unpublished) is unsurpassed." 

Mr. Hooper presented this address at a conference sponsored by Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. The audio has been condensed for this podcast.

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