Around the World in 80 Days, Day 56: Brazil – Apocalypto

In his introduction to The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis, who very much believed in an unseen spirit world, wrote: “There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils.  One is to disbelieve in their existence.  The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest … Read more

John Lennox

The C.S. Lewis of Our Time Comes to Birmingham

Back in 2006, I went to Oxford University with the intention of convincing an Oxford scientist and Christian theologian to come to Birmingham, Alabama to participate in a debate on Intelligent Design at Samford University. Upon hearing him speak, I was, to say the least, a bit disappointed. Planning to go back to Alabama empty-handed, … Read more

Galaxy Sky

Tolkien, Lewis, L'Engle: Where Fantasy Meets Faith

Ten-year-old Sally Thomas was, from the story’s opening moments, absolutely mesmerized as her teacher read aloud to the class A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle’s 1963 fantasy classic. It wasn’t the last time she would read it. The book – and eventually others by L’Engle – captured her imagination and fueled her interest in the … Read more

Taylor Robinson

Truth and the Power of Storytelling with Taylor Robinson

Is storytelling a lost art? What makes a great story? Larry Taunton sits down with writer, filmmaker, and self-professed storytelling geek Taylor Robinson to discuss his fascination with the power of story. Taylor not only directed our 2011 Super Bowl commercial, but also heads up Six Foot Five Productions and Arc Stories, a live storytelling … Read more

Eagle and Child

Why the Inklings Still Matter Today

If you drop into The Eagle and Child pub in Oxford today, you’ll find a few humble mementos of the Inklings – that fascinating literary group of Christian intellectuals whose chief figures were C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield. The group famously met there on Tuesdays to read and discuss their unfinished … Read more