The Lewis Legacy Issue 78

The Price of Oxbridge

In addition to the cost of a flight to England, the cost for one person to attend both weeks at Oxbridge ’98 was $3150, This covered the $325 registration fee, $1550 tuition fee, and $1275 for room and board. (Room and board included most breakfasts and dinners, but only a couple of lunches.) Thus it was difficult for those of Read More ›

“C. S. Lewis: An Examined Life”

A PBS documentary about the life and works of C. S. Lewis has been in the works for a year, and according to Bruce Edwards filming in Ireland may take place early in 1999. There was filming at Oxbridge ’98. Personnel involved: Narrator-Michael York Director-Michael R. Rhodes Scriptwriter-Edward Gray Producer-Carol Dean Hatcher Head Advisor-Bruce L. Edwards Advisors-Joe Christopher, Diana Glyer, Read More ›

Update on Timothy Stoen, C. S. Lewis Foundation Lawyer

In February 1998 Timothy Stoen of Mendocino, CA, 60, filed his candidacy for the 2nd State Senate District seat. It was in 1994 that Stan Mattson engaged Stoen to represent the C. S. Lewis Foundation and suppress Light in the Shadowlands. Stoen promptly launched a vigorous campaign of threats and falsehoods about the book that he did not abandon until Read More ›

Just for Fun

Who Is This Man? Born in 1898, of completely British, partly Welsh, descent. Acquired the nickname Jack early in life and always used it. Had black hair and brown eyes and a medium complexion. His grandfather was a Protestant minister in a famous city, but he did not inherit his grandfather’s faith. Could never break his teenage addiction to smoking. Read More ›

Weary of the Lewis Cult

David Mills begins the somewhat condescending introduction to Pilgrim’s Guide, his collection of essays, this way: “Having now spent several months [only months?] in the Lewis literature, I must admit to sharing many readers’ weariness of the Lewis cult [what cult?], and to feeling slightly irritated when someone [who?] prefaces a statement on almost any question with ‘It’s like Lewis Read More ›