From the May/June, 2016 issue of Touchstone
C. S. Lewis Merely Sexist? by S. M. Huthcens

Merely Sexist?

Women and C. S. Lewis: What His Life and Literature Reveal for Today's Culture
by Carolyn Curtis and Mary Pomroy Key
Lion Books, 2015
(287 pages, $17.95, paperback)

reviewed by S. M. Hutchens

This is a collection of twenty-nine brief essays, all appreciative of Lewis's relationships with women and treatment of them in his life and literature. Some, such as John Stonestreet's meditation on how Lewis has helped him be a more understanding father to his daughters, do not engage the question, raised on the first page of the introductory section, of whether Lewis was a sexist or even a misogynis . . .


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