By Colin Duriez

ISBN-10: 0830834176

ISBN-13: 9780830834174

The conflict among strong and evil―in either the noticeable and unseen worlds―was as sincerely at play within the period of C. S. Lewis and his buddies within the Oxford literary crew, the Inklings, as in our personal period. a few of the contributors of the Inklings carried actual and mental scars from international warfare I which led them to deeply contemplate the matter of evil in the course of the darkish period of worldwide warfare II. have been they alive this day, their view of a non secular clash at the back of actual battles might surely be bolstered.

Among the Inklings, Lewis used to be on the leading edge of writing on human ache, agony, devilry, miracles and the supernatural, with books like The Screwtape Letters and extra. it truly is no shock, then, that he offers the focus of this publication by way of professional Inklings author Colin Duriez. J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy deals one other wealthy source with a lot to assert to the realm conflict II period and past. different Inklings writings and conversations come into play in addition to Duriez explores the writers' concerns of evil and non secular conflict, quite centred within the context of wartime.

Delving into the interaction among sturdy and evil, those pages enlighten us to the best way of goodness and the promise of a much nation as we discover the way in which out of the shadow of evil.

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