An Orthodox Author-Maybe The Next C.S. Lewis?

                An Orthodox Author-Maybe The Next C.S. Lewis?

The Question Has Been Raised by One Editor at Least

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WHEATON, Ill., Jan. 18, 2013

WHEATON, Ill., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Christos Jonathan Seth Hayward is
a genius. The opinion has been voiced in some high-IQ community circles that
he is smarter than the average Nobel Prize Laureate. What he writes is
fascinating. He wears many hats as a person: author, philosopher, theologian,
artist, poet, wayfarer, philologist, inventor, web guru, teacher, and all of
these feed into his writing. As far as talent goes, he has studied roughly
half a dozen languages (excluding over a dozen computer languages). Hayward
has won dozens of math awards, and as early as eighth grade studied calculus,
wrote a four-dimensional maze, and ranked 7th in a nationwide math contest.


Hayward was formed as an author by C.S. Lewis, and some have suggested he
might be an Orthodox C.S. Lewis, or possibly the next C.S. Lewis. Hayward's
website has won over 200 awards.

Hayward has lived in the U.S., Malaysia, England, and France, and holds an
advanced certificate from the Sorbonne and master's degrees bridging math and
computers (UIUC), and philosophy and theology (Cambridge).

The majority of Orthodox Christian theologian and author C.J.S. Hayward's
works, available on Amazon Kindle, are free of charge for the weekend, from
midnight Friday, January 18, 2013 (Pacific) through Sunday, January 20. They
include religion, literature, poetry, faith, philosophy, and mystical
theology, and are available on Amazon from or the

To quote the foreword to The Best of Jonathan's Corner: An Anthology of
Orthodox Christian Theology (paperback), written by medievalist Nicoletta
Freedman on how C.J.S. Hayward succeeded at writing a work that C.S. Lewis
envisioned but was himself unable to write:

The work that stands out most among the creative pieces, perhaps among all of
them, is that which opens the book, The Angelic Letters. I have had the
pleasure of reading nearly all of Hayward's writings, and I was delighted that
he undertook to write such a work. Readers who are familiar with C. S. Lewis'
'The Screwtape Letters' will recognize at once that it is the very book which
that author desired, but felt unable, to write in order to balance the demonic
correspondence. It is a mark of Hayward's skill, knowledge, and spiritual
insight that he has successfully written something that such a theologian as
Lewis did not wish to attempt, and according to a psychologist of his
acquaintance, the average Harvard PhD has not ever met someone as talented as
Hayward. He has of course accomplished this work with God's help, but one must
realize the spiritual struggle, mental effort, careful study, and deep prayer
that has gone into every piece in this anthology. Hayward has done much work
for us. He has grappled with questions and problems that many of us face, but
we may not feel that we have the resources to confront them. We therefore can
find within these pages words that will perhaps directly answer some of our
questions and certainly facilitate the difficult but necessary task of
learning and discerning that we all must carry out, each is he is able. I am
privileged to introduce some of the fruit that has come from the author's
efforts to complete this task himself so that all may benefit from both its
example and its contents. May it leave seeds of knowledge in all who read.
This author has gathered pearls for us, and may we gladly look upon them. They
hold glimmers that can reflect our lives.

If you have any questions, please call C.J.S. Hayward at [+1] (630) 815-2012
or email him at For more information and links, see his
author bio.

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