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When Screwtape Haunts in Eden: A Lecture on C.S. Lewis’ Fantasy Writings by Dr. Brenton Dickieson

In this lecture that I prepared for The King’s College in New York City, I talk about my research into C.S. Lewis’ world-building project. In particular, given manuscript evidence that links The Screwtape Letters with the Space Trilogy, I spend … Continue reading

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“Men must endure their going hence”: The Idea of Death in C.S. Lewis’s “Out of the Silent Planet”: Guest Post by Levi Nunnink

Today I’d like to feature a reflection by podcaster Levi Nunnink. Aspiring artists Levi Nunnink and Rosalyn Lee host the Culturezoo podcast. Levi and Rosalyn will read a comic, watch a movie, or read a book and discuss it in detail–sort … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Speak British, or A Review of David Downing’s “Looking for the King: An Inklings Novel”

I find myself in the rather delicate position of critiquing the personal work of one with whom I’ve supped—ah, there it is, I’ve caught myself speaking in 1940s Oxford English again. It has been slipping out lately, I’m afraid. Given … Continue reading

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There is No Such Thing As Space

There is no such thing as Space. I don’t just mean physically. I suppose, in the physical sense, there is no such thing as “space”: it is the non-stuff between stuff, at the very most. But even space in this … Continue reading

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Worst Book Description Ever … And a Note on Cover Art for “Out of the Silent Planet”

After five years away from C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy–or, as I prefer to call it, his Ransom Trilogy, since not all the books occur in space–because of my current research I decided to pick it up again. Since I have … Continue reading

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