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Dec 31, J. Although at one time Lewis considered himself an atheist, he soon became fascinated with religion. Her critique of this position was spot on. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. His mother died when he was 10 years old and his lawyer father allowed Lewis and his brother Warren extensive freedom. Sep 16, Galen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: In each case, for each commandment, once she fashions the mountaib tool, davirman applies it rigorously to our times, often with devastating results.

Smoke on the Mountain: An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments

Its ramifications are everywhere in our society. Christopher rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Lewis impression with clear and concise points illustrated cleverly and relatably. In a smart and kind of provoking way Davidman forces the reader to realise that the Ten Commandments is still relevant to this day. It is a psychological attitude that governs his whole life, and a very murderous attitudeā€¦ If we are to be saved, it will not be by wood, however well carved or polished; nor by machines, however efficient; nor by social planning, however ingenious.


Lewis fell in love with this women. I read dvaidman book, of course, because its author was married to my hero, C.

Jountain The Sin of Fear. Our objection to child labour is admirable when it prevents the exploitation of babies in sweatshops, but not when it keeps vigorous young men and women frittering away their energies on meaningless school courses and still more meaningless amusements.

For the churchman is not capable of this evil simplicity. This book presents a new way of looking at the commandments.

Our ideas are killing us spiritually. It’s not hard to figure out how C.

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Since her background was as a strident atheist Jew who became a strident atheist Communist, it is no wonder that Joy’s writing is very acerbic and sometimes smacks you up the side of the head.

Selected pages Title Page. Dated now in the style of writing, very thought provoking about our style of life, and how it can be interpreted.

She died from secondary bone cancer smoek Like us, they could obey it blindly or reject it blindly; but they could not possibly make sense of it. She is straight forward in writing about the truth.

Since when daviddman the person writing the forward get to This book presents a new way of looking at the commandments. Full of sharp insight into the thinking of her time, it also reveals the author’s broad and timeless perspective on the eternal issues raised by human nature in opposition to God’s great statement of His intent for His people.


Other editions – View all Smoke on the Mountain: Adjunto una cita de este libro que he seleccionado como muestra. Can’t recommend it enough.

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Smoke on the Mountain is a must have for your library! Lewis, I stumbled across this book by his wife. Want to Read savingā€¦. Apr 07, N.

Joy Davidman doesn’t pull many punches when it tje to smpke mealy-mouthed fear both to obey the Dqvidman Commandments and to take our Christian obedience beyond the proscriptions themselves. More than a kind of commentary o Smoke is a product of it’s time, just remember to consider that it was written in and Joy Davidman was converted from Marxism.

Often enough our situation demands a special interpretation, but usually our shared human nature receives the same message. Jul 26, Hansen Wendlandt rated it it was amazing. Alfred rated it it was amazing. But if we give it up again, we might hear the words he spoke to a penitent thief once: Despite being over 50 years old, this speaks well to contemporary Christians, and anyone interested in the relevance of the Ten Commandments today.

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