Descent Into Hell

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Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1973 - Fiction - 222 pages
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The key to Williams' mystically oriented theological thought, Descent into Hell (arguably Williams' greatest novel) is a multidimensional story about human beings who shut themselves up in their own narcissistic projections, so that they are no longer able to love, to 'co-inhere.' The result is a veritable hell.

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User Review  - VincentDarlage - LibraryThing

I'm not sure how to rate this one. It deserves a five-star rating for depth and magnitude, and incredible concepts, but it deserves a one-star rating for writing style, clarity, and technique. Charles ... Read full review

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User Review  - A. W. - Christianbook.com

This book was odd, but absolutely amazing. If you are looking for a good thought provoking read than this is the book for you--so long as you dont mind that a couple of the storys characters are dead ... Read full review

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About the author (1973)

(1886-1945) An intense, imaginative, magnetic person, Charles Williams was a member of the Inklings, the group of creative Oxford Christians of the 1930s and 1940s that included C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. Though he excelled in many literary genres, Williams is best remembered for his poetry and his original fiction—contemporary religious novels filled with suspense, mystery, and supernatural conflict.

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