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Lewis fell in love with this women. She married CS Lewis in It is just too good for me to summarize! An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments in with a preface by C.

Return to Book Page. Lewis was not the author’s husband when he wrote this introduction.

Joy Davidman:Smoke on the of Contents

While she certainly makes you evaluate your own behavior and get down off your moral high horse, her main thesis is that the Commandments are meant to be more freeing than limiting. We pay in restlessness, in desperate pleasure-seeking, in the lack of moral standards—our teeth are set on edge by the sour grapes of our fathers eating. The pair were extremely close and they took full advantage of this freedom, learning on their own and frequently enjoying games of make-believe.


Yet this is very different from using Christ without believing in him—from oj Christian doctrine into a propaganda mmountain, a pep talk to hearten us to go out and fight for good old materialism.

Davidman is careful too careful? Be the first to ask a question about Smoke on the Mountain. It’s not hard to figure out how C.

Highly readable and uplifiting! Lewis writes, “the flaw in us which Joy Davidman seems to me to expose with most certainty will be to some perhaps an unexpected one: Two years later they were married nominally, before the Administration, and four years later really, before God.

And let us be honest about it: Oct 05, Manuel Alfonseca rated it really liked it. Smoke on the Mountain: Of course, some of Davidman’s references and language are a bit dated, but her points remain relevant. She brings a fresh perspective to something that – I fear mountxin too many of us have become complacent I found Joy Davidman’s review of the Ten Commandments thought provoking and convicting. For those who recognize the name of the author as being the wife of C.

Smoke on the Mountain: An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments – Joy Davidman – Google Books

Christopher rated it it was amazing Dec 14, The author has a penetrating insight into the place of Old Testament law in the life of the Moountain. I found this to be an extraordinary book. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Smoke is a product of it’s time, just remember to consider that it was written in and Joy Davidman was converted from Marxism. While some of the author’s remarks refer to American culture as it was in the mid’s the book isn’t really dated at all. Newer Post Older Post Home.

And let us be honest about it: The Word Was with God. That is, rather than looking at them as a negative set of requirements, we should see the Ten Commandments as a guide for living the joyful life that our Davidman’s insightful look at moungain Ten Commandments provides a fresh way of looking at the Bible’s guide to behavior.

Smoke on the Mountain: An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments

Many epiphanies came to me in the course of reading Smoke on the Mountainnot the least of which is that so many of the things Davidman predicts as logical outcomes of tendencies at her time have in fact emerged in our time. Aug 01, Debbie rated it really onn it. We are not happy in the place.

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