CS Lewis, Tolkien and Barfield: How the Inklings made sense of faith - Mark Vernon and Malcolm Guite (+ Michael Ward and Daniel Ray)
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The Inklings were a group of academics, authors and poets who met regularly in Oxford to discuss each other’s work and included Christian intellectuals such as CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien and Owen Barfield.
Mark Vernon's new book ‘A Secret History of Christianity: Jesus, the last Inkling and the evolution of consciousness’ explores his own search for Christian faith in light of the theology of members of The Inklings, especially Owen Barfield.
Poet-theologian Malcolm Guite engages with Mark on his view of Jesus as the epicentre of a new phase of consciousness, and the future of Christian faith.
In the final part of the show Justin is joined by Daniel Ray and Michael Ward to talk about ‘The Story of the Cosmos: How the heavens declare the glory of God’.
Watch the discussion at the Unbelievable? YouTube channel https://youtu.be/2LIg0Xh3Sbk
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