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Crystal Downing

The Wages of Cinema: Dorothy L. Sayers's Spiritual Montage

March 4, 2019
This inaugural lecture by Crystal Downing demonstrates that the art of film moved Sayers, transforming her from a best-selling detective fiction novelist to an influential lay theologian.

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Doors In: The Fairy Tale World of George MacDonald

February 20, 2019
Dr. Rolland Hein shares from his latest book on the fairy tales of George MacDonald, which demonstrate the essential role of the imagination in discerning spiritual truths.

David and Crystal Downing

C.S. Lewis and Dorothy L. Sayers: A Feisty Friendship

October 5, 2018
Drs. David and Crystal Downing, Wade Co-Directors, share excerpts from personal letters between Lewis and Sayers, and discuss the themes of giving and receiving Christian critique, and creativity.

Other Past Events

Jon Eller Jonathan R.
Eller

April 9, 2018
"That High Truth": Lewis, Williams, Chesterton, and Ray Bradbury
Bradbury's mythopoeic tendencies and resistance to corrupting materialism are, perhaps, best studied by exploring his interest in the works of Lewis, Williams, and Chesterton.

Christine Colon  Christine
Colón
2017-2018
Hansen Lectures on Dorothy L. Sayers by Christine Colón

Lecture series titled: "Community or Chaos?: Searching for Clues in the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers"
Timothy Larsen Timothy 
Larsen
2016-2017
Hansen Lectures on George MacDonald by Timothy Larsen
Lecture series titled: "The Rose Fire: George MacDonald in the Age of Miracles"
Paul Fiddes Paul Fiddes January 20, 2015
"Ways of Exchange: ‘Co-inherence’ in Charles Williams and C.S. Lewis"
Dr. Fiddes explores Williams’s idea of ‘co-inherence': The mutual indwelling of human persons in each other, in Christ, in the Church, and the triune God. 
Olga Lukmanova Olga 
Lukmanova
October 28, 2014
"George MacDonald and the Art of Mythmaking"
Lukmanova examines MacDonald's fairy tales and how he connected Christian content and Biblical themes to the basic pattern of myth.
Chris Fletcher Christine
Fletcher
November 7, 2013
"Theology in Wartime: Dorothy L. Sayers and C.S. Lewis"
Fletcher examines Lewis and Sayers's writing during the WWII Era as a model for Christian Engagement.