A Grief Observed

C. S. Lewis, A Grief Observed (1961)

A Grief Observed (1961)

Feb 18, 2022

Love, Pain, Grief, and Joy: Vol. 4, A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

“What reason have we, except our own desperate wishes, to believe that God is … ‘good’?” Phrases such as these in A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis have caused many fans and critics to assume that Lewis lost his faith after the death of his wife, Joy Davidman Lewis. In this fourth installment of “Love, Pain, and Grief,” Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing, along with Producer Aaron Hill, explore the context and questions surrounding one of Lewis’s most practical and yet misunderstood books. What is the role of faith in the grieving process of Christians? In what way is reality, God, and the memory of lost loved ones iconoclastic? And is that a good thing?

See also Autobiography is “Dangerous Business”.

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