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Here are some general talks about C.S. Lewis' work. Some are by Catholics, some by non-Catholics, but since C.S. Lewis was Anglican I don't think many will mind. That said...Enjoy!

On Monday 8 May at C.S. Lewis Today in Melbourne, Greg Clarke gave a talk on “Screwtape proposes an apologetic” and the century-old tradition of mocking the devil. Free MP3 download (3.33MB; 29:07).


On Thursday 4 May at Lewis for Educators, Andrew Lansdown gave his keynote address on the subject of whether Christians ought to be reading or writing fantasy literature. Given the controversy in some parts of the world over J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy and even C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia, this is an issue worth exploring in some depth. You can listen to what Andrew has to say on the subject by downloading the MP3 of his talk (22.2MB; 57 min approx).


On Saturday 6 May at Lewis for Everyone, Chris Mitchell, Director of the Marion E. Wade Center in Illinois (an international research centre on Lewis and the other Inklings), gave a talk on C.S. Lewis's address, “Transposition”, and how it relates to The Chronicles of Narnia and Lewis's other works. We are pleased to be able to offer the MP3 of his talk as a free download (23.7MB; 50 min approx).


At Lewis for Everyone on Saturday 6 May 2006, a panel consisting of Don McAlpine (Director of Photography), Tracey Reebey (part of the Academy award-winning hair and make-up team) and Linda Banks (who, in the absence of Douglas Gresham, stepped in to represent C.S. Lewis readers and fans) discussed the film, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Robert Banks chaired the discussion. You can now listen to part of it by downloading the MP3 file (15.5MB; 25 min approx).


Peter Kreeft on
Mere Christianity


Peter Kreeft on
The Problem of Pain


Peter Kreeft on
A Grief Observed


What Christians Believe
A review of Part II of "Mere Christianity" by C. S. Lewis, which is the first book Kreeft recommends after the Bible.


For an online streaming interview with Kreeft (and other speakers) regarding C.S. Lewis and the Screwtape Letters, see:

WGBH Forum on C.S.Lewis (Part 1)
WGBH Forum on C.S.Lewis (Part 2)

Philip van der Elst on C.S. Lewis MP3


And last, but not least...here's the full Audiobook Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis:

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