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(Review) The Screwtape Letters by C.S.Lewis

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Publication Date: 60th anniversary edition 2002-
Originally published 1942
Publisher: HarperOne
Genre: Nonfiction
Pages: 209
Source: Self-purchase
Rating: 4 stars for very good

Amazon
There are several edition choices at Amazon for this book. The link above provides a 2015, paperback choice. It's possible to find a free ebook copy online.

The following link, C.S. Lewis, is an excellent site for  biography and book selections.

Summary:
The Screwtape Letters is considered to be a satirical story about a demon named Screwtape, and his letters to a nephew named Wormwood. Screwtape, encourages Wormwood, to interfere and destroy the life of a human.
The human is referred to as "the patient."
They are written with cynicism, apathy, and coldness.
The goal is to hurt humans and alienate them from God.

My Thoughts:
Not every reader likes C.S. Lewis nonfiction books. Is it an acquired taste? Maybe. Does it require different thinking skills? Yes. Does C.S. Lewis use a different…

Katie Ganshert's New Book

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Bible Reading Update

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My first Bible reading update for 2017!
The Bible I am reading through the Bible this year for daily readings is the NKJV Chronological Study Bible.



This link will give you the ability to see several pages.

Since January 1, I've read:
Genesis chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.

Links of interest:
9 Tips for Studying the Bible, from Lifeway Women
References for Scripture Engagement, from Bible Gateway
Daily Bible Reading Plans, from Bible Gateway
One Year Bible Online
My Favorite Bible Reading Plan by Tim Challies
Olive Tree Blog, Bible Reading Plans
Ligonier, Bible Reading Plans---This link shows a long list of various choices in plans
Resolutions for the New Year, from Blue Letter Bible


Are you interested in a new journaling Bible. I hear good things about this one.
The One Year Chronological Bible Expressions


A free Bible study on The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp is on Facebook. The Bible study group,…