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On CS Lewis and Narnia

Emily Dickinson in Narnia: The Buzzing Fly in the room by Ivan Head

Ivan is a Warden of St Paul’s College at the University of Sydney. This article first appeared in Case. 

A hermeneutical understanding of ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ by Anna M Blanch.

Anna Blanch is the co-ordinator of the week long review of the Cambridge Companion to C. S. Lewis. A PhD candidate in the Institute of Theology, Imagination, and the Arts at the University of St Andrews, Anna is writing her doctoral thesis on E.Nesbit, one of Lewis’s childhood authors of choice; she also wrote her honours thesis on myth and typology in The Chronicles of Narnia.

Finding Heaven in the Voyage of the Dawn Treader  by Justine Toh from Centre For Public Christianity.
Narnia on the Big Screen: An interview with Robert and Linda Banks by Dr Gordon Preece

Gordon Preece is a leading Australian Ethicist, as Director of Ethos: EA Centre for Christianity and Society, and teaching business ethics at Macquarie School of Applied Finance and Christian ethics at Ridley Melbourne.

The Gospel in Narnia by Robert and Linda Banks

Robert and Linda Banks are the authors of the Bible-based Discussion Guides for small groups to The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe and Prince Caspian, as well as a Narnia Party resource for churches and schools, published by and available from Bible Society Australia.

What Christianity Feels Like: The Chronicles of Narnia and the Power of Myth by Alister McGrath

Alister McGrath is Professor of Theology, Ministry and Education at King’s College London, Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, and President of the Oxford Center for Christian Apologetics. His most books, published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of C.S. Lewis, are C.S. Lewis – A Life. Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet and The Intellectual World of C.S. Lewis.

On CS Lewis and War

Could CS Lewis have imagined a world without war?   by Stanley Hauerwas writing for ABC Religion and Ethics

Stanley Hauerwas is Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke University. His most recent books are Working with Words: On Learning to Speak Christian (Wipf and Stock, 2011), and War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity, which will be published by Baker Academic in October 2011. In 2001 he was named “America’s Best Theologian” by Time magazine.

Man of war? Why CS Lewis was not a pacifist by Stanley Hauerwas writing for ABC Religion and Ethics

On CS Lewis and his other writings

C.S. Lewis: stories and secrets by Dr Greg Clarke, CEO Bible Society Australia and CPX Fellow
Fantasy and its place in the Christian imagination by Andrew Lansdown

Andrew is the author of three fantasy novels: With my knife, Dragonfox and The Red Dragon (Omnibus Books/Scholastic Australia, 2006).

Lewis and Allegory by Dr Diane Speed

Diane Speed is Dean and CEO of the Sydney College of Divinity and Honorary Associate of the Department of English at Sydney University.

The “Great Permanent Mainspring”: CS Lewis on ‘The Inner Ring’ by Andrew Cameron

Andrew Cameron is Director of the Centre for Christian Living, Moore College, Sydney.

The Problem of Pain by Robert Banks

On CS Lewis and his conversion

How C.S. Lewis lost his faith in atheism by Rory Shiner

Rory Shiner is a minister at St Matthew’s, Shenton Park, in WA.

Memory and Grace: Redating the conversion of CS Lewis  by Alister McGrath 
Do we really need to redate the conversion of CS Lewis? Assessing McGrath’s evidence. by Greg Forster

Greg Forster is a Program Director for the Faith, Work and Economics Program at the Kern Family Foundation, and a senior fellow at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

Letter-writing professor reluctantly hounded by heaven by Dr Greg Clarke, CEO Bible Society Australia and CPX Fellow

On CS Lewis, the apologist

Try seeing it this way: Imagination and reason in the apologetics of CS Lewis by Alister McGrath
Old Sigmund Freud meets a young C.S. Lewis in a new play. It’s just possible the pair really did meet. by Simon Smart from Centre For Public Christianity
C.S. Lewis on Scripture, Science & Technology by Bruce Mewjork from Christians In Science & Technology

On CS Lewis and his impact

CS Lewis in the 21st Century by Dr Greg Clarke 
Scott Stephens on why he is still looking for the next CS Lewis by John Sandeman, Bible Society Australia

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