Arrows of Desire: A Theology of Love and Longing

C. S. Lewis writes of the "inconsolable secret" of our longing for God—a yearning which, though sometimes disguised as desire for other things, is always searching for heaven. Explore what William Blake called "The Arrows of Desire"—moments of piercing longing for God. Trace these arrows' flight through Scripture, poetry, and theology. Give special focus to pivotal figures in the tradition: Dante, Herbert, Tennyson, Eliot, Augustine, Aquinas, and Lewis. Register Now


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