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Drafts of “Descent into Hell”: Guest Post by Sarah Thomson

This is the seventh (and really the last!) post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out the others here. There are a lot of interesting perspectives by various readers here, both scholars … Continue reading

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The Sleeping and the Dead: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by David Dodds

This is the sixth post (and probably the last) in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out the others here. Today’s post is by David Llewellyn Dodds. David Llewellyn Dodds is editor of … Continue reading

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The World Beyond: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by DJ Dycus

This is the fifth post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out the others here. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached 1937 in the chronological blog-through of CW’s … Continue reading

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One of the Scariest Novels: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by Philip Christman

This is the fourth post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out last week’s post, It’s Damned Unpleasant by Doug Jackson. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached 1937 … Continue reading

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It’s Damned Unpleasant: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by Doug Jackson

This is the third post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out last week’s post Some of my Favorite Fiction by John Zacharias. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have … Continue reading

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Some of my Favorite Fiction: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by John Zacharias

This is the second post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out last week’s post It Still Scares Me by Suzannah Rowntree. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached … Continue reading

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It Still Scares Me: “Descent into Hell” Guest Post by Suzannah Rowntree

This is the first post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell.This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached 1937 in the chronological blog-through of CW’s books [although I’m missing a few] … Continue reading

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Jedi Masters: CW’s Mystical Tranquility

As you know, I’ve been blogging my way through a series of posts on CW’s eight characteristic topics: 1.Co-Inherence 2. Romantic theology 3. The Two Ways 4. Ritual Objects 5. The Crisis of Schism 6. Mystical Tranquility 7. The City … Continue reading

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Torn by Doubt: CW’s “Crisis of Schism”

As you know by now from this series on themes, Charles Williams’ imaginative theology and creative writings revolve around eight interrelated topics: 1. Co-Inherence 2. Romantic theology 3. The Two Ways 4. Ritual Objects 5. The Crisis of Schism 6. … Continue reading

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A Magic Blue Box? Ritual Objects in CW’s fiction and poetry

Charles Williams’ imaginative theology and creative writings revolve around eight themes: 1. Co-Inherence 2. Romantic theology 3. The Two Ways 4. Ritual Objects 5. The Crisis of Schism 6. Mystical Tranquility 7. The City 8. Arthuriana and the Holy Grail … Continue reading

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