Monthly Archives: February 2016

ANNOUNCMENT: Arts + The Inklings Conference

Here is another conference opportunity that may be of interest to readers of TOI. Call for Papers: Arts + The Inklings, September 28-30, 2016 The 2016 Verge Conference at the School of the Arts, Media + Culture Trinity Western University … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT: C.S. Lewis and Friends Colloquium with special theme of FRIENDSHIP

Here’s an announcement for the conference at which I’ll give a keynote address in June. Hope you can come! Spread the word. ANNOUNCEMENT: C.S. Lewis and Friends Colloquium with special theme of FRIENDSHIP JOIN US at The Center for the … Continue reading

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What’s the Next Test? “Grab and Grace”

We are back to book summaries today; it’s another of CW’s plays. But first, please go vote for your favorite Charles Williams work in this week’s poll! Grab and Grace or It’s the Second Step This is another straight-forward play … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with CW?

Please go vote for your favorite Charles Williams work in this week’s poll! Then come back and read my speculations about what’s wrong with CW. Why Isn’t CW as Popular as CSL & JRRT? There was a little conversation recently … Continue reading

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Vote for your favorite CW book!

Here is a poll to determine which of CW’s many works in a variety of genres is currently his most popular. It follows the order I discussed in my “Reader’s Guide for Beginners.” If you have only read one of … Continue reading

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Love is Death? Guest post on “Scene from a Mystery”

Today’s book summary is a guest post kindly written by the great CW scholar Richard Sturch. Richard was born in 1936 and holds a BA (Oxon) 1958, MA 1961, and D Phil 1970. He was ordained in the Church of … Continue reading

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Looking for reviewers

I still have a few review copies of The Chapel of the Thorn remaining. I am looking for reviewers who: a) know the works of Charles Williams b) have something of a good publication records in either scholarly or popular … Continue reading

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Matryoshka Mind

Originally posted on Ekphrasis: Allentown's Fellowship of Christians in the Arts:
As I wrote in my previous post, I’m writing along with my students this semester. Here’s my second piece of “Creative Nonfiction.” As always, your comments are very…

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Unusually Intelligible: “The House by the Stable”

Now, this is a sweet, simple, profound, and moving play. It is very, very good. I know I have high praise for the latent or potential value of such early works as The Chapel of the Thorn or The Silver … Continue reading

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