In September 1947, After Reading The Screwtape Letters In Italian, Fr Giovanni Calabria Was Moved To Write The Author, But He Knew No English, So He Addressed His Letter In Latin Therein Began A Correspondence That Was To Outlive Fr Calabria Himself He Died In December 1954 And Was Succeeded In The Correspondence By Fr Luigi Pedrollo Translator Editor Martin Moynihan Calls These Letters Limpid, Fluent And Deeply Refreshing There Was A Charm About Them, Too, And Not Least In The Way They Were Topped And Tailed That Is, In Their Ever Slightly Varied Formalities Of Address And Of Farewell More Than Any Other Of His Published Works, The Latin Letters Shows The Strong Devotional Side Of Lewis, And Contains Letters On Topics Ranging From Christian Unity And Modern European History To Liturgical Worship And General Ethical Behavior Moreover, These Letters Are Often Intimate And Personal.
- 64 pages
- The Latin letters of C.S. Lewis to Don Giovanni Calabria of Verona and to members of his congregation, 1947 to 1961
- Martin Moynihan
- 11 March 2019 Martin Moynihan