C.S. Lewis Goes to War

C.S. Lewis in 1917 (left) with friend Ernest Moore during World War I.  Moore would later be killed, as were many of Lewis' friends.  (wilsonstation.com)

One imaginative moment seems now to matter more than the realities that followed.  It was the first bullet I heard—so far from me that it “whined” like a journalist’s or a peacetime poet’s bullet.  At that moment there was something not exactly like fear, much less than indifference; a little quavering signal that said, “This is War. This is what Homer wrote about.” --C.S. LewisI was delighted to see in The Blaze an article featuring some never-before-seen photos from World War I.  Of pa … [Read more...]