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The Struggle to Understand Prayer - Part 1
The Value of Written Prayers
Lewis begins the correspondence with his friend Malcolm by setting the focus on private, not public, prayers. However, in his first letter Lewis does share a few opinions about public worship. Learn more about the struggle to understand prayer in this video reflection.
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Marjorie Lamp Mead
Marjorie Lamp Mead, Author, is Associate Director of the Marion E. Wade Center, and Executive Editor of VII: Journal of the Marion E. Wade Center. She has held varied positions at the Wade Center since coming to work at the collection in 1977 soon after receiving her B.A. in English Literature from Wheaton College. She holds an M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies from Wheaton College. Her published works include A Reader’s Guide Through the Wardrobe and A Reader’s Guide to Caspian (both co-authored with Leland Ryken); C.S. Lewis: Letters to Children; and Brothers and Friends: The Diaries of Major Warren Hamilton Lewis as well as numerous articles, encyclopedia entries, and chapters of books regarding the Wade authors.