Lewis, Lear, and The Four Loves

“William Shakespeare is not generally thought of as a religious apologist,” so began the call for papers for this special issue, to which we might reply, C.S. Lewis is not […]

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Nella Sua Voluntade

“In His Will [is our peace].”[1] Nella Sua Voluntade is the title of a chapter in C.S. Lewis’s The Pilgrim’s Regress. In Lewis’s writings, we find God’s peace and battling […]

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‘The Spiritual Borders of Sci-Fi’: C.S. Lewis and A Voyage to Arcturus

Preliminary: Why A Voyage to Arcturus? The limits of the literary genre Science Fiction (‘sci-fi’) have stretched ever since, according to C.S. Lewis, its works rose sharply in production in […]

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Gender, Not Sex: Presentation of Gender Roles in Lewis’s The Ransom Trilogy

Having abused and misconstrued the word “gender,” we moderns have succeeded in obscuring its meaning entirely. Gender can apply to a quality that we are born with, or more recently, […]

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C. S. Lewis, Myth, and Filmmaking

Long before history began recording them, man has communicated through stories. Stories of wonder. Stories of courage. Stories of power. Stories of gods. In today’s age, stories are released from […]

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Lewisvaldi

With the onset of Spring, it dawned on me that not only did Lewis have a fair amount to say about new life and Spring, he also had quite a […]

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C.S. Lewis Talk and Panel

An Unexpected Journal will have a table at the “Lewis Talk and Panel” hosted by Houston Baptist University’s School of Christian Thought.  Come and hear from some of the top […]

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Re-Enchanting the World: A Tale of Two Paradigms

This essay has three goals: to convince the reader that we inhabitants of late modernity suffer from a condition of disenchantment; to persuade the reader that a certain sort of […]

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The Imagination and Its Role in Faith

In Jesus’s final words to his followers, he commanded them to “make disciples of all nations.”[1] This imperative extends to all his followers until his return. Throughout the centuries, we […]

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C. S. Lewis: A Life

  “You can’t get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”  C. S. Lewis to Walter Hooper—reported in Hooper’s preface to the Lewis […]

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