Posts tagged with ‘C. S. Lewis’

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The Spirit of George and Jack

by Carl McColman

This past weekend I led a retreat at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit called “The Spirituality of George MacDonald and C. S. Lewis.” Following Lewis’s longstanding nickname, I affectionately referred to our topic as “The Spirit of George and Jack.” Weekend retreats at the monastery typically include five conferences: one Friday evening, three on […]

The Dawn Treader Movie: Give it a Second Chance

by Carl McColman

I don’t want to say too much right now — I’ve written a piece that I’ve submitted to another blog; if they turn it down I’ll post it here, and if they publish it I’ll post a link. But here’s the gist of what I have to say: I went to see the film adaptation […]

Byron Borger reviews my Dawn Treader Book

by Carl McColman

The first review of The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader (or, at least, the first review to come to my attention) is in! It’s by Byron Borger and was written for the blog of the Hearts & Minds Bookstore in Dallastown, PA. It’s part of a long post he wrote called: C. S. […]

The “Voyage” Starts Today

by Carl McColman

Today the movie adaptation of C. S. Lewis’s The Voyage of the Dawn Treader opens in American theaters. The third of the Chronicles of Narnia, it features a wondrous sea voyage — a quest in which our heroes (King Caspian, Reepicheep the Mouse, and the English schoolchildren Lucy, Edmund and Eustace) seek the seven Lost […]

The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader

by Carl McColman

I am honored to announce the forthcoming publication of my twelfth book: The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader: Spiritual Lessons from C. S. Lewis’s Narnia. As the title suggests, this book is an exploration of the spiritual themes and “mystical life lessons” as found in C. S. Lewis’s The Voyage of the Dawn […]

Into the Region of Awe

by Carl McColman

Into the Region of Awe: Mysticism in C. S. Lewis By David C. Downing Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2005 Review by Carl McColman In his last book, Letters to Malcolm, C. S. Lewis all but declares that he is not a mystic. Comparing mystics to those who climb mountains, Lewis tells Malcolm, “You and […]