The Inklings and Friends2018-09-01T12:16:10-04:00

The Inklings and Friends

Oxford, C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien and Friends

Exalting the Strange and Homely

September 22nd, 2018|

The Baptism of C.S.Lewis’ Imagination In October of 1916, on a train platform bookstall, C.S.Lewis picked up a volume that changed his life. It was Phantastes by George MacDonald. Lewis had been reading The Faerie

Chortling with Chesterton

September 1st, 2018|

In England the process has begun for the possible canonization of the portly prophet--G.K.Chesterton. The prolific author has influenced millions with his writings, and the influential people who have fallen under his spell have

Looking for Another Country

August 11th, 2018|

Nostalgia and Desire in C.S.Lewis and T.S.Eliot There is an open space in the human heart--a void that seeks fulfillment and a hunger that longs for satisfaction. For the progressive this longing looks to

Lewis in Wartime

May 2nd, 2018|

When I arrived in Oxford in 1979 to study theology, there lingered in the air a nostalgic whiff of post war England. Coming from the United States with our cars, our cocky confidence, rock

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