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Inklings Forever, Volume VII

A Collection of Essays Presented at the 
7th Frances White Ewbank Colloquium on C.S. Lewis & Friends

Taylor University 2010
Upland, Indiana


Table of Contents

Listed Alphabetically by Author

All essays © 2010 by the individual authors


Grief Observed: Pain and Suffering in the Writings of C.S. Lewis and Frederick Buechner
     Victoria S. Allen, College of the Bahamas

Romance and the Pocket Pistol: The Armed Poet in The Man Who Was Thursday
     Jessica D. Dooley

Devils in My Heart: Chesterton's View of Human Nature through Father Brown
     Mark Eckel, Crossroads Bible College

C.S. Lewis, Platonism and Aslan's Country: Symbols of Heaven in The Chronicles of Narnia
     Dennis Fisher,

Dream Cities and Cardboard Worlds: Sayers's Moral Vision in Murder Must Advertise
     Frances Fowler-Collins, Miami University

Creation and Sub-creation in Leaf by Niggle
     J. Samuel and Marie K. Hammond, Duke University

Learning in the Shadowlands: The Educational Vision of C.S. Lewis
     Brian Hudson, Covenant Christian High School

Mental Pictures: Shapes and Colors in the Thought of G.K. Chesterton
     William L. Isley, Jr., Lighthouse Community Fellowship

Guidelines for Spiritual Reading from C.S. Lewis
     Richard James

Mere Mathematics: The Role of Mathematics in the Apologetic Works of C.S. Lewis
     Matt Lunsford, Union University

Painting in Prose: Ardent Pre-Raphaelitism in George MacDonald's Literary Landscapes
     Cynthia DeMarcus Manson, Southern University

Sucking Life: The Principle of Hell in Screwtape
     Kimberly Moore-Jumonville, Spring Arbor University

The End for Which We Are Formed: Spiritual Formation through C.S. Lewis
     Robert Moore-Jumonville, Spring Arbor University

Race with the Devil: A Journey from the Hell of Hate to the Well of Mercy
     Joseph Pearce, Ave Maria University

Human Enhancement and The Abolition of Man
     Stephen A. Phillips, M.D., Taylor University

Warren and Jack: Friends and Brothers
     Constance Rice, Northwest University

So Old and So New: Memory and Expectation in the Fantastic Works of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien
     Megan J. Robinson

Through the Lens of The Four Loves:  The Concept of Love in The Great Divorce
     Paulette Sauders, Grace College

Hidden Images of Christ in the Fiction of C.S. Lewis
     Peter J. Schakel, Hope College

Tale as Old as TIme: A Study of the Cupid & Psyche Myth, with Particular Reference to C.S. Lewis's Till We Have Faces
     John Stanifer

Old MacDonald Had a Farm: An Exploration of Animal Literature and its Subtext through the Theology of George MacDonald
     Laura Stanifer

Aesthetics vs. Anesthesia: C.S. Lewis on the Purpose of Art
     Charlie W. Starr, Kentucky Christian University

Dombey & Grandson: Charles Dickens' Influence on At The Back of the North Wind
     Robert Trexler

Charles Williams and the Quest for the Holy Grail
     Susan Wendling, New York C.S. Lewis Society

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition - Using C.S. Lewis to Promote Science and the Movies
     Woody Wendling, Temple University

Owen Barfield: Un-Regressed Pilgrim
     Edwin Woodruff Tait, Huntington University

God is Impartial: Frankenstein and MacDonald
     Miho Yamaguchi, Kurume University


So You've Always Wanted to Read Charles Williams? An Introduction to His Prose, Plays, and Poetry

   Learning to Speak "The Tongue of the Holy Ghost": An Introduction to the Poetry of Charles Williams
         Jennifer Woodruff Tait, Asbury Theological Seminary

   "Heaven and Hell Under Every Bush!" The Novel War in Heaven as an Introduction to His Prose
         Susan Wendling, NY C.S. Lewis Society

   An Introduction to His Plays
         Woody Wendling, Temple University


Student Essay Contest Winner

The Shieldmaiden of Rohan
     Hannah Woodard, Student Essay Award Winner

Honorable Mention Winners

C.S. Lewis's Till We Have Faces: To Thine Own Self Be True
     Elena Casey, Messiah College

Reader and Writer: Lewis and Tolkien "On Fairy-Stories"
     Elizabeth Coon, Messiah College

The Man Born to Be King: Contextualizing the Kingdom
     Monica Godfrey, Grove City College

Truth and Imagination in Poetic Diction: Owen Barfield and C.S. Lewis's Great War
     Stephen Margheim, Baylor University

A Time to Choose: Finitude, Freedom, and Eternity in Dante's Commedia and Lewis's The Great Divorce
     Matthew Swift, Baylor University

The Concept of Twilight in the Writings of C.S. Lewis
     Sky Vanderburg, Harding University

The Inklings and the Paradox of Friendship
     MariJean Wegert, Grace College