Monthly Archives: March 2016


There are only two days left to submit a paper proposal to the Taylor Colloquium on Lewis & Friends. I’d love to see you there!

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Here is a sonnet entitled “Easter” from CW’s 1925 collection Windows of Night. It is (you will not be surprised to find) not your usual Easter fare. May you have a blessed Resurrection Day–more peaceful than that of the poor … Continue reading

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“It’s Heaven to Be with Her”: Summary of “He Came Down From Heaven”

Don’t forget to read the story I posted yesterday, about what would happen to the Inklings if the Germans won WWII! “It’s Heaven to Be with Her”: Summary of “He Came Down From Heaven” He Came Down From Heaven is … Continue reading

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The Long Defeat

As you know, I started working on a short story the other day: a piece of alternative history about the Inklings. It’s very silly, but in a way it’s a love song to my favorite writers–C. S. Lewis, J. R. … Continue reading

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Announcement: Mythologies of Love and Sex (Signum University Class)

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
? I am truly pleased to be offering a course at Signum University this coming Spring. Running from the beginning of May through the end of July, I am teaching on “Mythologies of…

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Spring of 1945

Originally posted on Ekphrasis: Allentown's Fellowship of Christians in the Arts:
I’m working on a short story (along with my creative writing class), and it’s a really fun experiment for me. It’s alternative history, and it’s almost fan fiction.…

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Announcement: Owen Barfield–Knowledge, Poetry & Consciousness

The Temenos Academy Patron HRH The Prince of Wales presents OWEN BARFIELD: KNOWLEDGE, POETRY & CONSCIOUSNESS a lecture by Dr. Malcolm Guite Monday 7 November 2016 The Lincoln Centre 18 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A 3ED (Nearest Underground Holborn) Doors open 6.15pm Lecture 6.45pm Finish … Continue reading

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A Stupid Renaissance Woman: “Elizabeth I”

A Stupid Renaissance Woman: Elizabeth I Today I have another of CW’s biographies for your consideration, and, like the short plays I’ve been summarizing recently, this is the best of the bunch. If you read just one of the several … Continue reading

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Not all Inklings who wander are on Twitter

…but five of them are! Inspired by success of Williams and Lewis’s Christmas road trip (when CW was drunk-texting), the Inklings are about to go on a walk together and live-tweet their conversations! Many members of the Inklings–C. S. Lewis, … Continue reading

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