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"The Abolition of Man" and "That Hideous Strength": Not as Unwise but as Wise--R

Episode 11

December 15, 2021 Speaker: The Rev. Brian K. McGreevy Series: C. S. Lewis

Episode 11: Not as Unwise but as Wise: Reflections from C.S. Lewis's The Abolition of Man and That Hideous Strength One of the major themes in That Hideous Strength is the confusion of language, recalling the title's allusion to the Tower of Babel. This theme gets its first outing in the Fellows' meeting in college about the sale of Bragdon Wood, which is rife with doublespeak. In this episode, we unpack that passage and look at its startling relevance for today.