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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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