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1999 Printed Program Nov 1999

1999 Printed Program

The C. S. Lewis & Friends Colloquium

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Poetry And Poetics In Tolkien's Middle Earth, Elisha Swett Nov 1999

Poetry And Poetics In Tolkien's Middle Earth, Elisha Swett

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Reflections Of Macdonald In Lewis, Sharon Oestreicher Kotapish Nov 1999

Reflections Of Macdonald In Lewis, Sharon Oestreicher Kotapish

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Lewis In The Dock: A Brief Review Of The Secular Print Media's Judgment Of The C.S. Lewis Centenary, Richard James Nov 1999

Lewis In The Dock: A Brief Review Of The Secular Print Media's Judgment Of The C.S. Lewis Centenary, Richard James

Inklings Forever

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Screwtape: Of Demons And Letters, Danielle Leas Nov 1999

Screwtape: Of Demons And Letters, Danielle Leas

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Full Issue 1999 (Volume Ii) Nov 1999

Full Issue 1999 (Volume Ii)

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Confrontation And Retreat: The Rhetoric Of Persona In The Writings Of C.S. Lewis, David Landry Nov 1999

Confrontation And Retreat: The Rhetoric Of Persona In The Writings Of C.S. Lewis, David Landry

Inklings Forever

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C.S. Lewis: True Progressive, Doug Jackson Nov 1999

C.S. Lewis: True Progressive, Doug Jackson

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Past The Ravening Lion Of Presentism: C.S. Lewis In The Next Century, Richard Hill Nov 1999

Past The Ravening Lion Of Presentism: C.S. Lewis In The Next Century, Richard Hill

Inklings Forever

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Edmund Pevensie And The Character Of The Redeemed, Jill Ogline Nov 1999

Edmund Pevensie And The Character Of The Redeemed, Jill Ogline

Inklings Forever

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A Chestertonian Approach To Humor, Robert Moore-Jumonville Nov 1999

A Chestertonian Approach To Humor, Robert Moore-Jumonville

Inklings Forever

As a journalist, G.K. Chesterton used his humor to engage intellectual opponents who might not have otherwise listened. Borrowing from Chesterton’s tone and manner, this paper explores the role of humor in the realms of life, academics and faith as seen in Chesterton’s own writing.


Stealing Past Watchful Dragons: The Aesthetic As Apologetic In The Fiction Of C.S. Lewis, Eric Maxfield Nov 1999

Stealing Past Watchful Dragons: The Aesthetic As Apologetic In The Fiction Of C.S. Lewis, Eric Maxfield

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


George Macdonald On The Logic Of Faith, Barbara Amell Nov 1999

George Macdonald On The Logic Of Faith, Barbara Amell

Inklings Forever

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Gollum And The Mystery Of Evil, John Seland Nov 1999

Gollum And The Mystery Of Evil, John Seland

Inklings Forever

J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings features characters of various evil natures. Some characters are beings who commit sins of a spiritual nature, while others, like Gollum, commit acts of sin related to the flesh. This paper examines the type of evil Gollum represents, how it affects others, and whether or not he can change.


Examining Eustace's Transformation And Its Mythic Antecedents In The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader, Devin Brown Nov 1999

Examining Eustace's Transformation And Its Mythic Antecedents In The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader, Devin Brown

Inklings Forever

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Reflections On The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe, Bradley S. Belcher Nov 1999

Reflections On The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe, Bradley S. Belcher

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


The Necessity Of Doubt In George Macdonald's Within And Without, James Washick Nov 1999

The Necessity Of Doubt In George Macdonald's Within And Without, James Washick

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


C.S. Lewis: The Abolition Of Man, Christopher Horton Nov 1999

C.S. Lewis: The Abolition Of Man, Christopher Horton

Inklings Forever

In The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis calls the natural, moral law of the universe by the name Tao. This essay seeks to define Lewis’s idea of the Tao, demonstrate where the principle of the Tao is reinforced in Lewis’s fictional works, and conclude with Lewis’s ‘prophetical’ warnings to modern humanity’s rebellion against the Tao.


The Atheistic Influences Of The Christian Apologist, Eric Mcglaughlin Nov 1999

The Atheistic Influences Of The Christian Apologist, Eric Mcglaughlin

Inklings Forever

C.S. Lewis, though considered a great apologist for the Christian faith, did not become a Christian until the age of thirty-one. The many years spent as an atheist not only influenced his writings after his conversion, but allowed him to become a great apologist.


Virtue, Civilization And The Restitution Of Man, Angus J.L. Menuge Nov 1999

Virtue, Civilization And The Restitution Of Man, Angus J.L. Menuge

Inklings Forever

One of the greatest issues facing modern civilization to day is the evasion of character formation in individuals. The value of personal virtue is not something apart from public responsibility, but intrinsically intertwined. In his various books and writings C.S. Lewis reveals four areas where he observed this decline: the failure of modern ethics, scientism, educational trends, and the rise of propaganda as a surrogate for moral influence.


Irrigating Deserts: C.S. Lewis On Education, Joel D. Heck Nov 1999

Irrigating Deserts: C.S. Lewis On Education, Joel D. Heck

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Gender And Inklings Friendship, Candice Frederick, Sam Mcbride Nov 1999

Gender And Inklings Friendship, Candice Frederick, Sam Mcbride

Inklings Forever

No abstract provided.


Redeeming The Symbols: Madeleine L'Engle And The Interpreting Of Contemporary Geometry In The Christian Tradition, C. Christopher Smith Nov 1999

Redeeming The Symbols: Madeleine L'Engle And The Interpreting Of Contemporary Geometry In The Christian Tradition, C. Christopher Smith

Inklings Forever

In Madeleine L’Engle’s book, A Stone for a Pillow, she discusses how the Christian faith is often concerned with redeeming symbols into something good. This paper examines the redemption of contemporary geometry and how it reflects the truths of the Christian faith.


Literature In The Text Of Gaudy Night, Michael Cunningham Nov 1999

Literature In The Text Of Gaudy Night, Michael Cunningham

Inklings Forever

In Dorothy L. Sayers’ novel, Gaudy Night, she writes a mystery story that deviates from the normal genre. Through the quotation of literature throughout the story she is able to reveal the growth of the characters and themes within the story.


Paradise Imperiled In Perelandra: C.S. Lewis's Theology Of Temptation, Ted Dorman Nov 1999

Paradise Imperiled In Perelandra: C.S. Lewis's Theology Of Temptation, Ted Dorman

Inklings Forever

In Perelandra, the second book of C.S. Lewis’ Space Triology, the characters replay the scenario of the garden of Eden on a new planet. Through this narrative Lewis reveals his insights into the nature of temptation.


C.S. Lewis's Ontological View Of The Demonic: Satan As An Explanatory Postulate, John David Geib Nov 1999

C.S. Lewis's Ontological View Of The Demonic: Satan As An Explanatory Postulate, John David Geib

Inklings Forever

In his Space Trilogy, C.S. Lewis speaks on the nature of demons and angels, revealing their interactions and influence on mankind, as well as their role in God’s plan.


If Deliberative Democracy Is The Solution, What Is The Problem?, Emily Hauptmann Nov 1999

If Deliberative Democracy Is The Solution, What Is The Problem?, Emily Hauptmann

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Papers

Presented March 18, 1999 for the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society.


Theistic Ethics : Toward A Christian Solution, David J. Baggett Oct 1999

Theistic Ethics : Toward A Christian Solution, David J. Baggett

SOR Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Eros And Transgression In An Age Of Immanence: Georges Bataille’S (Religious) Critique Of Kinsey, James Shields Oct 1999

Eros And Transgression In An Age Of Immanence: Georges Bataille’S (Religious) Critique Of Kinsey, James Shields

Faculty Journal Articles

This paper explores the religious implications of eroticism in Western culture since the Sexual Revolution, a period at once applauded for its open and immanent view of sexuality and denounced for its shamelessness and promiscuity. After discussing the work and effects of Alfred C. Kinsey, the father of the Sexual Revolution, I focus on a critical appraisal of Kinsey written by French theorist Georges Bataille (“Kinsey, the Underworld and Work,” in L’Erotisme, 1957). Bataille situates contemporary Western sexuality within a larger historical movement towards the “desacralization” of all aspects of human life: sex, under the scientific gaze of the ...


Gun Control, Hugh Lafollette Oct 1999

Gun Control, Hugh Lafollette

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Papers

Presented October 22, 1998 for the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society.