What made C.S. Lewis such a good friend?
Dr. Jerry Root will look at those qualities in Lewis that made him a good friend and how they were developed throughout his life. He will draw heavily from Lewis’s books, his autobiography, his letters and the books others have written about him.
Wayne Martindale – Faith and Friends: The Salvation and Sanctification of C.S. Lewis
As a young man, Lewis described himself as a “prig” who was “appalled” to find within “a zoo of lusts, a bedlam of ambitions, a nursery of fears, a harem of fondled hatreds. My name was legion.” Yet from Walter Hooper’s acquaintance with Lewis later in life, he described Lewis often as “the most converted man I ever knew.” This talk will explore the key role of friends in Lewis’s remarkable journey to faith and Christlikeness.
Don W. King – “Inkling, Historian, Soldier, and Brother: Everything You Wanted to KNow about Warren Hamilton Lewis”
Detailing the life of Warren Hamilton Lewis, Don W. King will share new insights into the life and mind of Warren’s famous brother, C. S. Lewis, and also demonstrate how Warren’s experiences provide an illuminating window into the events, personalities, and culture of 20th-century England.