We will review selected works and films based upon C.S. Lewis and his friends, the famous Christian authors, most quoted by Christians today, called “The Inklings.” For our discipleship training, we will discuss where evangelicals agree or disagree with these doctrines, ethical issues, and applications for evangelical Christianity today. We will learn how to apply lessons from reading C.S. Lewis to our daily discipleship and evangelism approaches. Course schedule: 

1/7: Introduction to the Writer, the Oxford Inklings; Overview of the Course

1/14: C.S. Lewis, the Man and His Works, a Journey Through Narnia

1/21: Surprised by Joy–The Conversion of a Reluctant Convert

1/28: A Grief Observed–Lewis’s Discipleship as a Christian


2/11: The Great Divorce–Heaven and Hell as Evangelical Choices

2/18: The Screwtape Letters– Lessons for New Believers

2/25: Mere Christianity-No Apology Using Apologetics for Christians

3/4: The Chronicles of Narnia– Opening the Door of the Wardrobe for Evangelism

3/11: NO CLASS

3/18: Lessons from Lewis on Evangelism and Discipleship

Dr. Harvey Solganick, a member of First Baptist Dallas, is Senior Professor of Philosophy, Literature, and Humanities at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Mathena College. He has taught courses on C.S. Lewis at LeTourneau University and for Mathena College at Southwestern. He is a member of the C.S. Lewis Inkling Society and has published several articles on C.S. Lewis and his works. Currently, he is writing a book entitled The Evangelical Influence of C.S. Lewis based upon his research at the C.S. Lewis Institute in England, and at The Center for Science and Culture, a subsidiary of The Discovery Institute in Seattle, Washington. 

9 weeks | No cost - materials provided 

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  • Room #
    CC 502
  • Time
  • Teacher
    Dr. Harvey Solganic
  • Type
    Discipleship University

NOTE: Due to holidays or other conflicts this class/group will not meet on the following dates:

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