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Sheldon Vanauken

Sheldon Vanauken
Sheldon Vanauken (1914 – 1996) was an American author, best known for his autobiographical book A Severe Mercy (1977), which recounts his and his wife's friendship with C.S. Lewis, their conversion to Christianity, and dealing with tragedy.
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In defining the Great Divide as that between Old Western Man and New Western Man, C.S. Lewis has given us a radically new way of looking at the past... Editor's Note: This essay was originally published...