Clive Staples Lewis was a celebrated Anglo-Irish novelist, academic, medievalist, literary critic, lay theologian and Christian apologist whose impact and influence lives on.

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Smuggling Theology: Out of the Silent Planet

June 8th, 2015

by Dr. Bruce L. Edwards Sister Penelope, a winsome, lifelong correspondent of C. S. Lewis, had written to him about the provenance of his first space travel adventure, Out of the Silent Planet, a volume remarkably full of theological insight. He replied whimsically: “Any amount of theology can now be smuggled into people’s minds under […]

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2015-16 C. S. Lewis Seminars with Bruce Edwards

December 3rd, 2014

I am pleased to announce four new seminars are available for scheduling in 2015-16: Reading the Bible With C. S. Lewis Four Lively Friday-Saturday sessions cover these topics: The Authority of Scripture and the Ancient Tradition How Lewis Makes the Word Flesh and Fresh How Lewis Counseled with Scripture How Scripture Informs Lewis’s Work and […]

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New Narnian podcast

September 9th, 2013

The Narnia podcast series. yours truly is the first guest commentator, on LWW. Six more podcasts will follow, one each on subsequent Narnian tales. Other guests include Devin Brown, Will Vaus, David Downing, Charlie Starr, Louis Markos, and Kevin Belmonte. — Click here: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Narnia Cast on the Middle […]

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9th Annual SW Regional Retreat: Fling Wide the Gates: C. S. Lewis and the Pursuit of Joy – Oct. 27-30, 2011

September 26th, 2011

This October, join us at the 9th annual C.S. Lewis Southwest Regional Retreat for Fling Wide the Gates: C.S. Lewis & the Pursuit of Joy, October 28th-30th. Come to beautiful Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas, to hear Dr. Bruce L. Edwards, author/editor of several significant books on C.S. Lewis, as he joins us in celebrating […]

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Celebrating C. S. Lewis

April 9th, 2011

In November, 2000, Jerry Root (Wheaton College) and I were interviewed together on a South Bend, Indiana, Christian TV show that was celebrating the birthday of C. S. Lewis with special programming. We discussed a wide variety of topics concerning C. S. Lewis, including Narnia, and his ongoing impact worldwide. This video was recently rediscovered […]

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Now Showing

December 4th, 2010

Looking for a Christmas gift book that provides an introduction to the life and imagination of C. S. Lewis and a thematic overview of all the Narnian tales? Please consider my Not a Tame Lion (Tyndale, 2005), available from yours truly, order information here. For group study resources by me available online for Narnia, click […]

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Inside Language: C. S. Lewis and the Bible in the 21st Century

September 23rd, 2010

Play/Download: Inside Language: C. S. Lewis and the Bible in the 21st Century (10.5 MB) Originally delivered as the 4th Annual Concordia University (Austin, TX) Lecture on C. S. Lewis on April 15th, 2010. This invited talk is a meditation on what it means for Jack to say: “It is Christ himself, not the Bible, […]

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Why Isn't There a "Jewish Narnia"? — On the Nature of Fantasy & S/F

March 29th, 2010

Here is the provocative title of a stimulating essay by Dr. Michael Weingrad: “Why There is no Jewish Narnia.”

Professor Weingrad, whose article appears in the Spring, 2010 issue of the Jewish Review, directs the Jewish Studies program at Portland State University. (His book, American Hebrew Literature: Writing Jewish National Identity in the United States, will be published this fall by Syracuse University Press.)

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Join me at Concordia: “'Inside Language': C. S. Lewis and The Bible in the 21st Century"

March 25th, 2010

For any of my Texas readers, let me invite you to join me at Concordia University, Austin, TX, April 15, 2010, 11:30 AM, for their Annual C. S. Lewis lecture. I will speaking on the topic, “‘Inside Language’: C. S. Lewis and The Bible in the 21st Century,” hosted by Concordia Professor and C. S. […]

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C S Lewis College announced

December 16th, 2009

The C. S. Lewis Foundation announced today (Dec. 16, 2009) the plans for the founding of C S Lewis College near Amherst, MA. The details from their press release: Property purchased by Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. from Northfield Mount Hermon School will become the home of a new college to be established by the C.S. […]

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