Daytime Enrichment Course: The Inkling Prophet: C.S. Lewis Book Club Series
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The imaginative fictions and compelling apologist writings of Clive Staples Lewis have captivated generations of readers. What is it about this self-described “very ordinary layman of the Church of England” that has inspired such a following across age groups, continents, and decades? What sort of mind can invent a children’s paradise like Narnia one day, and move a group of skeptics to Christian belief the next? This course will grapple with these and other questions as participants examine the social and historical context of several of Lewis’ short works including:
- Session One: Mere Christianity
- Session Two: The Screwtape Letters
- Session Three: Perelandra
If you enjoy book clubs, are willing to enthusiastically participate in discussion, and are eager to dig deeper into C.S. Lewis’ writings, this course is for you. Participants should (re)read the text ahead of each session and bring a copy of the book to class.
Danielle Christmas is an Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill. While she primarily works on contemporary African-American and Jewish-American fiction and film, her own conversion story led her to the oeuvre and legacy of C.S. Lewis and has resulted in a lasting personal and professional interest.
Fee: $20. UNC Retired Faculty Association Members: $5.
Location: The Friday Center
There are four ways to register:
- Online: Register online
- Mail: Print out the registration form and mail it to
What’s the Big Idea? SPRING 2017
Campus Box 1020, The Friday Center
Chapel Hill NC 27599-1020
- Fax: Print out the registration form and fax it to 919-962-5549.
- Phone: Call 800-845-8640 or 919-962-2643.
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For questions, contact:
Jill Conrad (email@example.com), Registration Manager
Professional Development and Enrichment Programs
The Friday Center
800-845-8640 or 919-962-2643
Note: In concordance with University policy, minors are welcome, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.