John Dickerson is a correspondent for 60 Minutes. He is also a Contributing Editor to The Atlantic and the host of the Whistlestop podcast and co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

C.S. Lewis on Learning in War-Time

This is from a sermon Lewis preached in the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Oxford in the Autumn of 1939

“The great cataract of nonsense that pours from the press and the microphone of his own age.”

So much of this essay felt vital to our moment. It is not a perfect work, but the warning about excitement, fear and frustration felt very useful to me.

If you’d like to see my annotations, this link, I hope, will take you there.

Lewis.Learning in War-Time.pdf

1 thought on “C.S. Lewis on Learning in War-Time”

  1. Thank you so much for sharing this. Knowing you read such thoughtful material, especially CSLewis, informs me about the background to your always thoughtful reflections as shared in The Atlantic and on CBS.
    Keep reading! Keep posting!
    P s. I look at your bookshelf when you are talking with the CBSThis morning team 😃

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