From the November/December, 2009 issue of Touchstone
C. S. Lewis J. R. R. Tolkien Three For All by Michael Bauman

Three For All

Mere Humanity: G. K. Chesterton, C. S. Lewis, and J. R. R. Tolkien On the Human Condition
by Donald T. Williams
Broadman & Holman, 2006
(212 pages, $14.99, paperback)

reviewed by Michael Bauman

We human beings are a mystery even to ourselves—perhaps especially to ourselves. Not that self-knowledge is a futile, silly quest. Under the guidance of revelation and of our betters, we can begin—however haltingly and with difficulty—to de-code the mystery of human nature, elusive though it is. This wise and readable book is an important step in that direction.

In Mere Humanity, Donald Williams, of Toccoa Falls College in Georgia, has gleaned thoughts and insight . . .


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