“Men must endure their going hence”: The Idea of Death in C.S. Lewis’s “Out of the Silent Planet”: Guest Post by Levi Nunnink

A Pilgrim in Narnia

Today I’d like to feature a reflection by podcaster Levi Nunnink. Aspiring artists Levi Nunnink and Rosalyn Lee host the Culturezoo podcast. Levi and Rosalyn will read a comic, watch a movie, or read a book and discuss it in detail–sort of like a family-friendly close reading book club that includes movies and comics too. After digging into things like Star Wars, Howl’s Moving Castle, and The Hobbit, they have just concluded a series on Out of the Silent Planet–one of our favourite books here on A Pilgrim In Narniaso I invited Levi to give some thoughts on his reading. I think Levi’s reflection and the free podcast worth sharing with readers, so I hope you enjoy!


As a lifelong reader of C.S. Lewis and his Space Trilogy, in my estimation, the first novel Out of the Silent Planet  was enjoyable but the most…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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