Sunday 24 November 2019

Love among the Inklings of Oxford

To what extent were the Inklings a group bound together by Love?

The answer is; to a much greater extent than is usual for such intellectual groups composed of colleagues with common interests (e.g. Christianity, literature, the imagination, myth); and with common purposes (writing, socio-political renewal, Christian revival). Indeed, I would say that the fact that the Inklings was a loving group was what raised it above other superficially similar intellectual groupings. 

Read the whole thing at my Notion Club Papers blog...

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