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Talking of Books

My grandmother used to read aloud bits of whatever she was reading to my grandfather. Most typically this was the newspaper. Grampie would be sitting on the sofa reading the Holstein Journal, while Grammie would sit in her well-worn arm … Continue reading

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Marching as to War: C.S. Lewis on His Way to the Front Line

It is Remembrance Day here in Canada, Armistice Day in other parts of the Commonwealth. This is a re-post of something I wrote for last year. My mind still reals when I imagine how many great inventors, writers, scholars, healers, … Continue reading

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Marching as to War: C.S. Lewis on His Way to the Front Line

As I began to read C.S. Lewis’ wartime letters in 1917-1918 (The Collected Letters, vol. 1), I was struck by the casual tone of his experience. On Remembrance Day in Canada, we consider the weight of the soldiers’ sacrifices for … Continue reading

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Marching as to War: Lewis on His Way to the Front Line

As I began to read Lewis’ wartime letters in 1917-1918 (The Collected Letters, vol. 1), I was struck by the casual tone of his experience. Lewis entered WWI strategically, enlisting before he was conscripted, giving him some options for placement … Continue reading

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