San Gabriel Valley Chapter Will Explore Lewis’s Influences

San Gabriel Valley Chapter Will Explore Lewis’s Influences

Wednesday, June 19th 7:30 P.M DISCUSSION TOPIC: CSL and his influencers. Lewis had many influencers in his life. G.K. Chesterton and George MacDonald were two of the “heavies” for Lewis. Then, of course, JRR Tolkien, Owen Barfield, Nevill Coghill and the rest of the Inklings. But did you know there were others? For example, his horrid schoolmaster, Robert Capron, was the inspiration for the character Andrew Ketterly in the Magician’s Nephew. Come prepared to discuss any CSL influencer of your…

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San Gabriel Valley Chapter discussing Lewis’s letters

San Gabriel Valley Chapter discussing Lewis’s letters

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CHAPTER MEETING             Wednesday, May 15th 7:30 P.M             St. Luke The Physician Episcopal Church             122 S. California St.             Monrovia             TOPIC: The Letters of C.S. Lewis. CSL wrote what has been estimated to be around 3,274 letters! He wrote to family, friends and most of all to fans, including children. You are invited to bring a    letter or two written by CSL that moves or inspires you. We’ll…

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San Gabriel Valley Hosts Author Stephanie Derrick

San Gabriel Valley Hosts Author Stephanie Derrick

Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 P.M. GUEST SPEAKER: Stephanie Derrick, author of: The Fame Of C.S. Lewis. You can prepare ahead of time for this meeting if you so desire, by purchasing her book. It is available in hardback or as an affordable e-book, here is the link: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-fame-of-c-s-lewis-9780198819448?cc=us&lang=en&

Inland Empire Hosts Dr Diana Glyer and Her Students

Inland Empire Hosts Dr Diana Glyer and Her Students

On April 25 at 7 pm, Dr. Diana Glyer, recipient of the 2019 Paul F. Ford Award, will be joining us in the Staples Room on the CBU campus with a group of APU honors students to discuss Lewis’ space trilogy! Her students have embarked on a year-long study of Lewis’s science fiction trilogy, and I would love for them to have a chance to share their findings. This type of discussion will prepare our chapter for doing something similar with…

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Inland Empire Chapter Hosts Dr Jim Prothero Speaking on Lewis, Politics, and Culture

Inland Empire Chapter Hosts Dr Jim Prothero Speaking on Lewis, Politics, and Culture

The Inland Empire chapter will meet at 7 pm in Business 123 on the campus of California Baptist University on the night of Thursday, February 21. The Director of the Society, Dr Jim Prothero will be speaking on “The Balanced Categories of Lewis’ Thought: Why Lewis Defies our Political Categories”.  All are welcome!