On May 21st, 2011,
the Society welcomed Wheaton College English Professor, Wayne
Martindale. He spoke on the topic of "Eight Reasons You Should
Care About C. S. Lewis". This lecture and discussion took place
The Crossing, 1127 University Ave., Madison WI 53715. Professor
Martindale is the author of Beyond the Shadowlands: C. S. Lewis on
Heaven and Hell.
On October 11-13,
2012, the Society hosted The Ten Books
That Most Influenced C.S. Lewis at the Pyle Center on
- The Everlasting
Man by G. K. Chesterton presented by Dr. Donald T. Williams from
Toccoa Falls College.
- The Aeneid by
Virgil presented by Dr. Louis
Markos from Houston Baptist
- The Temple by
George Herbert presented by Dr. Don
King from Montreat College.
- The Prelude
by William Wordsworth presented by Professor
Mary Ritter from New York
- Phantastes by
George MacDonald presented by Dr.
David Neuhouser from Taylor
- The Idea of the
Holy by Rudolf Otto presented by Dr.
Adam Barkman from Redeemer
- The Consolation
of Philosophy by Boethius presented by Dr. Chris Armstrong from
- The Life of
Samuel Johnson by James Boswell presented by Dr. Paul Tankard from
the University of Otago, NZ.
- Descent Into Hell
by Charles Williams presented by Dr.
Holly Ordway, Houston Baptist
- Theism and
Humanism by Arthur James Balfour presented by Dr. Charles Taliferro
from St. Olaf College.