Beliefs Fifty years later, C.S. Lewis’ legacy shines in US, not his homeland By Trevor Grundy | October 25, 2013 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs C.S. Lewis at bookshelf (circa 1960). Image used by permission of The Marion E. Wade Center, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL Note to editors: ***This photo is to only be used for this article, and the digital file of the image should be deleted after it is used, as stated in the signed user agreement submitted by Sally Morrow. It is not to be made available to subscribers. Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) C.S. Lewis may be the most popular Christian writer in history, but his influence is far greater in the U.S. than in his native Ireland. A conference on the 50th anniversary of his death will examine why.