Tag: Lewis

  • The Four Loves – Weeks 3 & 4

    Well, I missed last week, so once again playing catch up with the readalong.  🙂  Here are the last two parts – and thanks again to Cleo for hosting this! Week 3: Friendship In this chapter, Lewis talks about what he considers to be the “least natural” of the loves: Friendship.  It is less “organic” […]

  • The Four Loves – Weeks 1 & 2

    Cleo has been hosting a read-along of The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis, and happily I’ve been keeping up with it well, in spite of some reader’s block.  These are the parts I’ve read so far: Week 1: “Introduction” and “Likings and Loves for the Sub-Human” Week 2: “Affection” First off, this book is […]

  • She – A Classic, or a Trendy Tale of Obsession?

    If the title brings to mind a song by the classic tenor Charles Aznavour, you wouldn’t be far off from the theme of H. Rider Haggard‘s book.  The song’s tender, yet at times worshipful lyrics could be one way to describe the “spell” which She, Ayesha, inspires in those who are privileged (or cursed) to […]

  • That Hideous Strength and Its Weaknesses

    Disclaimer: I have a longstanding, sentimental regard for C. S. Lewis’s writing.  His Narnia series was a love of my childhood, opening up a beautiful world of heroism, wonder, and bravery that’s influenced me ever after.  My first fictional scribbles at a young age were a personalized plagiarism of Narnia and Carroll’s Wonderland, because I […]

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