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The Lamp-post Listener: Chronicling C.S. Lewis' World of Narnia


May 12, 2021

Daniel and Rachel sit down to learn more about Lewis' views on education with Dr. Louis Markos.

Dr. Markos, who is an authority on C. S. Lewis and who lectures on Ancient Greece and Rome for HBU’s Honors College, is the author of twenty-one books including: A Worldview Guide to the Iliad, A Worldview Guide to the Odyssey, A Worldview Guide to the Aeneid, From A to Z to Middle-Earth with J. R. R. TolkienThe Dreaming Stone, From A to Z to Narnia with C. S. Lewis, C. S. Lewis: An Apologist for Education, Heaven & Hell: Visions of the Afterlife in the Western Poetic Tradition, On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis, Literature: A Student’s Guide, Apologetics for the Twenty First CenturyRestoring Beauty: The Good, the True, and the Beautiful in the Writings of C. S. Lewis, The Eye of the Beholder: How to See the World like a Romantic Poet, From Achilles to Christ: Why Christians Should Read the Pagan Classics, Pressing Forward: Alfred, Lord Tennyson and the Victorian Age, and Lewis Agonistes: How C. S. Lewis can Train us to Wrestle with the Modern and Postmodern World.  All these books are available at his Amazon author page.

He has also produced two lecture series available from the Teaching CompanyThe Life and Writings of C. S. LewisPlato to Postmodernism: Understanding the Essence of Literature and the Role of the Author, published over 120 articles and reviews in such journals as Christianity Today, Touchstone, Theology Today, Christian Research Journal, Mythlore, Christian Scholar’s Review, Saint Austin Review, American Arts Quarterly, and The City, and had his modern adaptation of Euripides’ Iphigenia in Tauris, Euripides’ Helen, and Sophocles’ Electra performed off-Broadway in the Fall of 2011, Fall of 2012, and Spring of 2013, respectively. His adaptations of Medea and Oedipus are on the docket for future performances. He has also co-written a film about the life and conversion of C. S. Lewis.

Your Lamp-post Links:

Dr. Markos' Amazon Author Page

Dr. Markos' YouTube Channel

Dr. Markos' lectures at The Great Courses

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