The Lewis Legacy-Issue 81, Summer 1999 News and Views

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 81, Summer 1999 The C.S. Lewis Foundation for Truth in Publishing

Rising Image Productions of Nashville has announced that British actor David Payne offers two one-man Lewis shows for U. S. churches: “Mist in the Morning: A walk through the Shadowlands” and “C. S., My Life’s Journey.” For information and brochures call toll-free: 1-877-CSLEWIS. Free CD offered while they last.

The second C. S. Lewis and Friends Colloquium at Taylor University in Upland IN is scheduled from Friday evening, Nov. 12 to Sunday noon, Nov. 14. The main speakers will be Peter Kreeft and Christopher Mitchell, Director of the Wade Center. Brief papers wanted. (765) 998-4971.

There is a complete collection of Robert Louis Stevenson’s letters available in eight volumes. But holders of copyright on C. S. Lewis’s letters do not want them all printed.

In 1997 a British High Court judge ruled that a person’s name or alleged signature is in the public domain and cannot be claimed as an exclusive trademark.

On 29 December 1998 the Tulsa C. S. Lewis Society hosted a centenary high tea and organ recital. Organist-choirmaster George Bayly presented the North American premier of “The Shadowlands Suite.”

Oxbridge 2001, the fifth Summer Institute of Stan Mattson’s C. S. Lewis Foundation: “Time and Eternity: the Cosmic Odyssey.”

Believe it or not, in northern Syria there is a town named Aslan-Tash.

Tom Phillips, former president of Raytheon and the man who introduced Charles Colson to Mere Christianity, has donated $25,000 to Stan Mattson’s C. S. Lewis Foundation.

Audio Literature of San Bruno, CA has now released the superb John Cleese reading of Screwtape in an “Unabridged Anniversary Edition” ($21.95), three cassettes, 4 hours. The abridged version (1988) was only two cassettes and 3 hours.