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Monthly Archives: June 2013

By: crystal

Week Four of the C.S. Lewis and Women Series  Ladies and the Letters: Lewis and His Female Correspondents Sister Penelope Photo Courtesy of booksbycslewis.blogspot.com I’ve just got back from Ireland & found your 2 letters among the mountain of mail.  I’ve written to Genia [Goelz].  No time for a proper letter to you – I’ve had 9 hours’ letter-writing already!  -…

By: crystal

Week Three of the C.S. Lewis and Women Series Furlough and Fascination: Mrs. Moore   “I must admit fate has played strange with me since last winter.  I feel that I have definitely got into a new epoch of life and one feels extraordinarily helpless over it…As for the older days of real walks far away in the hills…Perhaps you…

By: crystal

Week Two of the C.S. Lewis and Women Series Image of Cherbourg House courtesy of Sullivanfiles.net Miss G.E. Cowie, matron at Cherbourg House “Nothing was further from her intention than to destroy my faith; she could not tell that the room into which she brought this candle was full of gunpowder” (Surprised by Joy 60) In September of 1908, Lewis…

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Many people know about the enduring friendship between C.S. Lewis and mythmaker J.R.R. Tolkien.  But did you know that Lewis had another dear friend??  His name was Charles Williams.  Williams’s work was ripe with mysticism, and yet amidst the tangle of philosophies, there remained an abiding resonance of orthodox faith. His works include War in Heaven, Many Dimensions, The Place of the…