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A Journey Beyond Prejudice

Date
Nov 25 2019
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EastSide Visitor Centre 402 Newtownards Road, Belfast, Antrim,

Part of the CS Lewis Festival 2019


This talk begins with Lewis’s own comment that his ...

Part of the CS Lewis Festival 2019


This talk begins with Lewis’s own comment that his friendship with Tolkien challenged two of his learned prejudices, firstly against ‘papists’ and secondly against philologists. (The latter was not totally serious!)


After looking at Lewis’s family background in early 20th century Belfast and the attitudes of that era, Lewis expert Rev. Mercia Flannagan will consider how Lewis’s later Christianity was broadened by his friendship with Tolkien.