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From the Spring 2017 issue of Knowing & Doing:  

The Wisdom of Jane Eyre

by Joesph Kohm, Jr.
City Director, C.S. Lewis Institute – Virginia Beach

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1 C.S. Lewis to Arthur Greeves, March 6, 1917, in They Stand Together: The Letters of C.S. Lewis to Arthur Greeves, 1914–1963, ed. Walter Hooper (New York: Macmillan, 1979), 175.
2 J.R.R. Tolkien to Michael Tolkien, March 6–8, 1941, in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, ed. Humphrey Carpenter (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000), 51.
3 C.S. Lewis, “On Reading Old Books,” introduction to St. Athanasius’ The Incarnation of the Word of God, by a Religious of CSMV (New York: Macmillan, 1957), 6

Joseph A. Kohm, Jr. is a City Director, C.S. Lewis Institute – Virginia Beach, and an attorney and Certified Major League Baseball Agent. He is the author of Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption: It’s Going, Going…Gone!, and co-author of The Family Advisor: The New Trend for Athletes with Family Values. Prior to receiving his Juris Doctorate degree from Regent University School of Law, he earned his MBA from the State University of New York. While earning his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University, Joe was a member of the basketball team that participated in the 1987 Final Four. He has been married for 29 years to his wonderful wife Lynne. They have two children, Joe and Kathleen.


Recommended Reading:
Leland Ryken, A Christian Guide to the Classics (Crossway, 2015)

We’ve all heard about the classics and some of us have even read them on our own. But for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading, this companion to Crossway’s Christian Guides to the Classics series is here to help. In this brief guidebook, popular professor, author, and literary expert Leland Ryken explains what the classics are, how to read them, and why they’re still valuable. Written to help you become a seasoned reader and featuring a list of books to get you started, this guide will give you the tools you need to read and enjoy some of history’s greatest literature.

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