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Would you consider the audio edition of C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church to be better than the print version?
About the same.
What was one of the most memorable moments of C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church?
It is hard to choose, but I enjoyed the narration and discussion surrounding Lewis’s relationship with the Catholic poet Roy Campbell.
Which character – as performed by Kevin F. Spalding – was your favorite?
They were all non-fiction characters, but since the book focused on the life of C.S. Lewis, then...Lewis.
Any additional comments?
If I might invoke the spirit of William Carlos Williams here, “this is just to say” that I enjoyed this book. It is well-written, and Joseph Pearce illuminated me on a few aspects of Lewis’s life that I did not know.
I have often wondered if Lewis was considering membership in the Roman Catholic Church during the early years of his conversation, and then changed his mind. That might account for something of the ‘cooling off’ period that Lewis seems to have experienced in his friendship with Tolkien (at least for some time anyway).
I appreciate Pearce's clarification on G.K. Chesterton's ideas of 'distributionism' and how it differs from the view of many Christians who bow before the altar of the welfare state in the US and the UK. I remember someone in an online forum saying that Chesterton’s 'distributionist' philosophies were a Catholic-like theory in the same vein of the modern socialist dogmas of Bernie Sanders and his ilk.
More mispronounced words than I've ever heard in any book. SHAME on St. Benedict's Press !!!!!
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