A Week at the Wade: Monday, 17 March 2014

During the week of Spring Break, I’ve planned a week of research at the amazing Marion E. Wade Center on the campus of Wheaton College. I’ve visited many, many times over the years. Ever time I return, this place feels more like home. This morning I arrived to a warm greeting by Laura Schmidt, and was delighted with a brief visit by Associate Director Marj Mead. I soon settled in to...
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Did C. S. Lewis Get It Wrong?

A Newly-Transcribed Manuscript Corrects the Chronology of C. S. Lewis’s Theistic Conversion For me it all began, not with a picture, but with an overheard conversation. Last summer, while at the delightful Marion E. Wade Center doing research for a book project on Till We Have Faces, I eavesdropped a discussion concerning an unpublished manuscript by C. S. Lewis that had been labeled as an...
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Mere Christians Letter

Dear Colleagues, Friends and Family, I hold in my hot little hands the first copy of the long-awaited fruit of our labor. Mere Christians: Inspiring Stories of Encounters with C. S. Lewis has arrived at the publisher, who’s passed on one copy. A thousand thanks to the many of you who contributed (or wanted to), listened to me rant and rave, prayed, asked, booked me to speak (or may want...
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