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Severe Mercy, A

by Sheldon Vanauken

  • 79 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by HarperOne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious,
  • Inspirational - General,
  • Christian biography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Vanauken, Sheldon,
  • Religion,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Inspirational,
  • Correspondence,
  • Lewis, C. S,
  • Religion / Christian Life,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Anglicans,
  • Biography,
  • England

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9234911M
    ISBN 100060688246
    ISBN 109780060688240

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    Replete with 18 letters from C.S. Lewis, A Severe Mercy addresses some of the universal questions that surround faith--the existence of God and the reasons behind tragedy" Reviews User-contributed reviews. A Severe Mercy "Sheldon 'Van' Vanauken and Jean 'Davy' Vanauken were lucky enough to discover that radiant love so often written of in books, so seldom found in real life. Van and Davy got married, crossed oceans and became inextricably bound up in a search for Christian faith.


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A Severe Mercy is an autobiographical book by Sheldon Vanauken, relating the author's relationship with his wife, their friendship with C.

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A Severe Mercy can almost be called a foreshadowing of A Grief of course that is only from our perspective looking back on the four lives involved.

Sheldon Vanauken wrote A Severe Mercy about the love of his life, Jean "Davy" Palmer Davis. It's a beautiful love story, one of the most idyllic I've ever read, perhaps too idyllic, but poignant and breathtaking all the same/5.

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But when spring’s glory goes The lilacs of our love shall stay, Forever Maytime sweet and gay, Until the lilacs close. Overview A Severe Mercy is an autobiographical account of Sheldon Vanauken’s loving marriage, his friendship with famed author C.S Lewis, and his personal relationship with hed init won a National Book of the Year award in It is "a story of faith, tragedy, and triumph" that details the journey of Vanauken (known as “Van”) and his wife Jean Davis (“Davy”) as.

A Severe Mercy chronicles the courtship and marriage of Sheldon and Jean Vanauken, followed by Jean’s untimely death at the age of At its core, the memoir is a story of conversion and salvation within a marriage, and of a couple who comes to. “That death, so full of suffering for us both, suffering that still overwhelmed my life, was yet a severe mercy.

A mercy as severe as death, a severity as merciful as love.” ― Sheldon Vanauken, A Severe Mercy: A Story of Faith, Tragedy and Triumph. Sheldon Vanauken () was the author of Gateway to Heaven, The Glittering Illusion, and Under the Mercy, the sequel to A Severe Mercy.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. A Severe Mercy is the story of Vanauken and the love of his life, Jean "Davy" Palmer Davis. The two met in the s and fell in love.

The two met in the s and fell in love. They are inseparable, naming their schooner the Grey Goose, "for the grey goose, if its mate is. A Severe Mercy is a masterfully crafted autobiography and the story of an intensely deep love relationship, a profound introspective on their path to finding God, and the utimate bereavement the author experiences as his thirty-something wife dies of a terminal the way, their paths cross with C.S.

Lewis; personal correspondence with him peppers the book, as does a collection of Cited by: 3. A Severe Mercy Summary & Study Guide Description. A Severe Mercy Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections. Sheldon Vanauken () was the author of Gateway to Heaven, The Glittering Illusion, and Under the Mercy, the sequel to A Severe Mercy. Bibliographic information Title/5(18). After completing this book, I had a great desire to return to another book I hadn’t read for over thirty years.

I had often thought I wanted to reread it, but it took the Lewis biography to inspire me to do so. A bestseller in the late s, A Severe Mercy relates a tale that involves Lewis directly.

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The writing is often lyrical. The writing is often lyrical. The delicately-written prologue draws you into the story with a third-person account of Vanauken's last visit to his family home, which he calls Glenmerle, by that time owned by strangers.A Beautiful Book This is a book I will surely read many times.

Beautiful writing, beautiful thoughts to ponder, and a beautiful love story. Inspiring in a literary sense as well as a spiritual sense. Everyone should read it who appreciates good literature. The audio version is very well done.

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