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Thoroughly Alive

We must hunger after the beautiful and the good...

 

I want to re-enchant the world...

 

"Lewis... was profoundly aware of the deep and interrelated crises of spiritual meaning on the one hand, and of environmental catastrophe on the other, which are the legacy of the twentieth century. Their great project, together with some of the other members of the Inklings, notably Tolkien and Charles Williams, was to heal the widening split between outer and inner, rational and imaginative, microcosm and macrocosm. They aimed to do so by using the power of poetic language in verse and prose to effect a 'felt change of consciousness', to heighten and deepen our awareness by re-enchanting the disenchanted, by remythologizing a demythologized world."

 

-Malcolm Guite in The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis

 

 

 

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