A Severe Mercy

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Harper Collins, Jul 26, 2011 - Religion - 240 pages
8 Reviews
Beloved, profoundly moving account of the author's marriage, the couple's search for faith and friendship with C. S. Lewis, and a spiritual strength that sustained Vanauken after his wife's untimely death.
 

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highly recommend it to newlyweds

User Review  - Ann S - Christianbook.com

As one who has known the Lord Jesus as my Savior only 6 years, I am in the process of rereading this book to help me in my own marriage of nearly 38 years by being a reminder that Christ must be first ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Christianbook.com

A Severe Mercy is a beautiful love story about Van and his wife Jean, known as Davy. The book describes their becoming Christians, and how their love becomes grounded in Christ - but not without pain and suffering. You will not be able to put down this deeply moving book. Read full review

Contents

Authors Note
The Shadow of a Tree
Encounter with Light
Thou Art the King of Glory
The Barrier Breached
The Deathly Snows
The Way of Grief
The Severe Mercy
The Second Death
INDEX OF POEMS BY TITLE AND FIRST LINE
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Sheldon Vanauken (1914-1996) was the author of Gateway to Heaven, The Glittering Illusion, and Under the Mercy, the sequel to A Severe Mercy.

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