Monthly Archives: May 2016

Timeline for the WWII Evacuees at The Kilns

I have included here my research on the evacuees and their residence at The Kilns.  I’ve not seen a more detailed chronological outline than what appears below.  I’m still working on it. Update: 9 June – I have received some … Continue reading

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Jesus as “A Chip Off the Old Block”

As I continue to read the Introduction to Reflections on the Psalms, I am struck with another example of Lewis’ use of his imagination to take us beyond our normal thoughts about Christianity. This time it has to do with … Continue reading

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The Origin of Poetry and Why It Matters

In the first chapter of his book Reflections on the Psalms, Lewis introduces us to poetic parallelism because it is so frequently used in the Psalms.  As he does so, he writes a sentence in the sixth paragraph containing a … Continue reading

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“Mere Christian”

The Revd. Richard Baxter (1615-1691) The source of C. S. Lewis’ phrase “mere Christianity,” according to Walter Hooper: “You know not of what Party I am of, nor what to call me; I am sorrier for you in this than … Continue reading

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