Women and C.S. Lewis

Women and C.S. Lewis : What His Life and Literature Reveal for Today's Culture

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Sexism in Narnia? Or Screwtape? Or amongst the Inklings? Many critics have labelled C.S. Lewis a sexist, even a misogynist. Did the life and writing of the hugely popular author and professor betray attitudes that today are unacceptable, even deplorable? The younger Lewis was criticized for a mysterious living arrangement with a woman, but his later marriage to an American poet, Joy Davidman, became a celebrated love story. As a writer he, along with J.R.R. Tolkien, formed a legendary literary group, the Inklings - but without women. In this collection of short essays, opinion pieces, and interviews, academics and writers come together to investigate these accusations. They include Alister McGrath, Randy Alcorn, Monika Hilder, Don W. King, Kathy Keller, Colin Duriez, Crystal Hurd, Jeanette Sears, David C. Downing, Malcolm Guite, and Holly Ordway. The resulting work, Women and C.S. Lewis, provides broad and satisfying answers.
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  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • United Kingdom
  • 0745956955
  • 9780745956954

About Carolyn Curtis

Carolyn Curtis is a veteran journalist, author of six books, and winner of many awards, including from the Wall Street Journal and the Society of Professional Journalists. Mary Pomroy Key has a doctorate in Counselling Psychology, and is Director of Special Programs for the C.S. Lewis Foundation. Mary Pomroy Key has a doctorate in Counseling Psychology and is Director of Special Programs for the C.S. Lewis Foundation.
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