Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Exegesis of the Soul” A Reflective Response to Frederick Buechner’s Memoirs

C.S. Lewis was part of a WWII-era literary group called the Inklings that included authors like J.R.R. Tolkien,  Charles Williams, and Roger Lancelyn Green. Among those that I might consider “Honourary Inklings,” Frederick Buechner has, for me, pride of place. … Continue reading

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Shaking Off the Ailments of a Troublesome Term

C.S. Lewis begins a March 31, 1928 letter to his father: “I have succeeded, at last, in shaking off the ailments of one of the most troublesome terms I have yet had.” As I read that line I immediately understood … Continue reading

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Orwellian Advice

Originally posted on Mere Inkling:
The title of this post is slightly misleading. In truth, it does contains advice from Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950) whose pen name was George Orwell. However, because of the impact of his two dystopian classics,…

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