34 minutes | Oct 14, 2019

Episode 03: Losing Faith - Did Lewis lose his faith after Joy’s Death? with Dr. David Downing

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear,” C.S. Lewis writes in his raw and beautiful book, A Grief Observed, which chronicled his heartbreak after losing his wife, Joy Davidman, to cancer in 1960. Many have read this text and have interpreted that Lewis might have lost his Christian faith after losing Joy. Patti joins Dr. David Downing in Wheaton College’s Marion E. Wade Center to discuss how this grief impacted Lewis, his future writing, and ultimately, his Christianity. She discusses the fascinating essay “A Grief Obscured” by Dr. David Downing. For more information about the podcast and Becoming Mrs. Lewis, please visit www.becomingmrslewispodcast.com.
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