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C.S. Lewis 50th Memorial Conference Week

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November 18, 22-23, 2013

 

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Hosted by Baylor University, Departments of Philosophy and Religion, the Honors Residential College and
ISR’s Program on Philosophical Studies of Religion

C.S. Lewis may be best known for his literary works, The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Mere Christianity but the Irish-Born philosopher, English professor and prolific writer, held a deep and powerful belief in God that permeated his life’s work.
Join noted scholars and researchers as they discuss aspects of Lewis’ work that reflect the many seasons of his life and bring light to the soul at the center of his work.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18: Alexander Reading Room
3- 5:30 pm (reception to follow)
Dr. Stephen Evans (University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Baylor University):
On Lewis’ Moral Argument for God’s Existence  – This event will be followed by a reception

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22: Alexander Reading Room
7 – 8:30 pm (reception to follow)

Panel Discussion between Erik Wielenberg (Associate Professor of Philosophy, DePauw University) and Trent Dougherty (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University): On Wielenberg’s book God and the Reach of Reason: C.S. Lewis, David Hume, and Bertrand Russell

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23: 5th Floor, Cashion Academic Center

9:30 am Gather (on 5th floor Cashion Academic Center) (coffee and pastries)

10-10:45 a.m. –Session 1
Ralph Wood (University Professor of Theology and Literature, Baylor University):
The Baptized Imagination: C. S. Lewis’s Fictional Apologetics

11-11:45 a.m. –Session 2
Trent Dougherty (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University):
Lewis on the Problem of Animal Suffering

12-1 p.m. — Lunch with Talk by

Francis Beckwith (Professor of Philosophy & Church-State Studies, Baylor University)   (lunch included for all)

1- 1:45 p.m. — Session 3
Erik Wielenberg (Associate Professor of Philosophy, DePauw University) Divine Deception

2-2:45 p.m. — Session 4
Alan Jacobs (Distinguished Professor of Literature, Baylor University)
and response by David L. Jeffrey (Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities, Baylor University) “On Learning in Wartime”

3-3:45 p.m. –Session 5
Panel Discussion with William Weaver (Associate Professor of Literature, Baylor University), Scott Moore (Associate Professor of Philosophy and Great Texts, Baylor University), and Douglas Henry (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University)

4-4:45 p.m — Session 6
Todd Buras (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University):
Lewis’ Argument from Desire