Smoke on the Mountain: An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1954 - Religion - 141 pages

This celebrated book, a dynamic and original interpretation of the Ten Commandments, is enhanced by a thoughtful introduction by C. S. Lewis, the author's husband. Lewis writes, "the flaw in us which Joy Davidman seems to me to expose with most certainty will be to some perhaps an unexpected one: the sin of fear . . . quite simply, cowardice."

 

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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

Despite being over 50 years old, this speaks well to contemporary Christians, and anyone interested in the relevance of the Ten Commandments today. Davidman - who later married the better-known CS ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lucy - Christianbook.com

Smoke on the Mountain is a must have for your library! Joy Davidman explains concepts so clearly and easily. I benefited greatly from having read this book as she masterfully explains each of the 10 Commandments in a very realistic and memorable way. Read full review

Contents

Introduction The Sin of Fear
13
God Comes First
21
Gods Made with Hands
30
The Word Was with God
40
Day of Rejoicing
49
The Serpents Tooth
60
Who Take the Sword
71
The Adulterous Generation
83
You Cant Cheat an Honest Man
95
Jesting Pilate
106
The Moth and the Rust
115
Light of Light
128
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Joy Davidmanwas a poet, novelist, and religious writer. She was educated at Hunter College and Columbia University.

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