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Monthly Archives: July 2013

By: crystal

Week Seven of the C.S. Lewis and Women Series Joy Davidman (Lewis) Photo courtesy of en.wikipedia.org For a good wife contains so many persons in herself. What was [Joy] not to me? She was my daughter and my mother, my pupil and my teacher, my subject and my sovereign; and always, holding all these in solution, my trusty comrade, friend, shipmate,…

By: crystal

Week Six of the C.S. Lewis and Women Series Ruth Pitter Photo Courtesy of www.poetryarchive.org An interesting subject, Jack’s views on women. His perceptions were very numinous here as elsewhere. I have thought that losing his mother (cruel loss at age 8, and horribly emphasized by circumstances) must have seemed a black betrayal.  If he was mistrustful of women, it…

By: crystal

Week Five of the C.S. Lewis and Women Series Elizabeth Anscombe Photo Courtesy of www.theologyethics.com The lady is quite right to refute what she things bad theistic arguments, but does this not almost oblige her as a Christian to find good ones in their place: having obliterated me as an Apologist ought she not to succeed me?  – letter to…