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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.
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.
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
April 9, 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"
Hansen Lectures on George MacDonald by Timothy Larsen
Lecture series titled: "The Rose Fire: George MacDonald in the Age of Miracles"
|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.
|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.
|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.