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Sin Boldly by Cathleen Falsani
"This is the first of about 20 books that I've started reading in 2015 that I've finished, and I have to say, I was disappointed. I also have to admit, it was the title that attracted me. Sin boldly applies to grace through forgiveness in my opinio..." Read more of this review »
Tolkien & the Silmarillion by Clyde S. Kilby
Tolkien & the Silmarillion
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H is for Hawk
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A Preface To Paradise Lost by C.S. Lewis
"First thoughts: C. S. Lewis and John Milton in one volume. Books don't get much better than this.

Second thoughts: There are two really important things that Lewis demonstrates:

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“All is calm, all is bright.”
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“She endured her own nature and supposed it to be the burden of another's.”
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“A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.”
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