A Grief Observed

byC. S. LewisRead byRalph Cosham

May 1, 2012|
A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis
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Written after his wife’s tragic death as a way of surviving the “mad midnight moments,” A Grief Observed is C. S. Lewis’s honest reflection on the fundamental issues of life, death, and faith in the midst of loss. This work contains his concise, genuine reflections on that period: “Nothing will shake a man—or at any rate a man like me—out of his merely verbal thinking and his merely notional beliefs. He has to be knocked silly before he comes to his senses. Only torture will bring out the truth. Only under torture does he discover it himself.”

This is a beautiful and unflinchingly honest record of how even a stalwart believer can lose all sense of meaning in the universe and how he can gradually regain his bearings.

C. S. LEWIS (1898-1963), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. His major contributions in literary criticism, children’s literature, fantasy literature, and popular theology brought him international renown and acclai...
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Title:A Grief Observed
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:2 pages, 5.7 X 5.2 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:2 pages, 5.7 X 5.2 X 0.75 in
Published:May 1, 2012
Publisher:Blackstone Audio
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781470812386

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