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The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 7, no. 2 (October 2017)
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Rebecca Hans, 'That Hideous Strength and Till We Have Faces: C.S. Lewis, Evangelism, and the Role of Story', pp. 7-58

Katrina Bolman, 'The Abolition of Mars: The Platonic Soul in C.S. Lewis' Out of the Silent Planet, pp. 59-70

Robert Revington, 'Bertrand Russell's Unpublished Correspondence on C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity', pp. 71-86

Reggie Weems, 'Universalism Denied: C.S. Lewis' Unpublished Letters to Alan Fairhurst', pp. 87-98

Book Reviews
Timothy M. Mosteller and Gayne John Anacker (eds), Contemporary Perspectives on C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man: History, Philosophy, Education and Science. Reviewed by Jon Fennell, pp. 99-107

George M. Marsden, C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity: A Biography. Reviewed by Trevor Hart, pp. 108-110

Denis J. Conlon, G.K. Chesterton: A Reappraisal. Reviewed by Brett Speakman, pp. 111-114

Gisela H. Kreglinger, Storied Revelations: Parables, Imagination, and George MacDonald's Christian Fiction.
Reviewed by P.H. Brazier, pp. 115-118


The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 7, no. 1 (April 2017)
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Brian M. Williams, 'C. S. Lewis & John Hick on Theodicy: Superficially Similar but Significantly Different', pp. 3-27

Duane Litz Jr, 'Recovering Mrs Fidget: An Analysis of the Rise, Fall, and Restoration of Storge as Envisioned in The Four Loves and Lewis’ Fiction, pp. 29-102

Don King, 'Warren Lewis, Mrs Janie King Moore, and The Kilns', pp. 103-118

Jon Fennell, 'Objective Value: A Note on Values vs Valuing in The Abolition of Man', pp. 119-123

Book Reviews
Justin Dyer and Micah J. Watson, C.S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law. Reviewed by Basil J. McLaren, pp. 125-128

Wesley A. Kort, Reading C. S. Lewis: A Commentary. Reviewed by Peter Benbow, pp. 129-132

Raymond Edwards, Tolkien. Reviewed by Nelson Goering, pp. 133-137


The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 6, no. 2 (October 2016)
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Kathryn Wehr, Dorothy L. Sayers’ Use of the Four Gospels in The Man Born to be King  pp. 3-24 (article) and pp. 25-62 (table)

Peter Gilliver, The First Inkling: Edward Tangye Lean  pp. 63-78

Jamie Hutchinson, Imagine That: A Barfieldian Reading of C.S. Lewis’s Till We Have Faces  pp. 79-112

Mark Edwards, Till We Have Faces as Myth and Allegory   pp. 113-138

Book Reviews
Marsha Daigle-Williamson, Reflecting the Eternal: Dante’s Divine Comedy in the Novels of C.S. Lewis. Reviewed by John Took  pp. 139-141

Gregory Bassham (ed.), C. S. Lewis’s Christian Apologetics: Pro and Con. Reviewed by Norbert Feinendegen  pp. 142-146

Devin Brown, A Life Observed: A Spiritual Biography of C.S. Lewis. Reviewed by Jeff Tirrell  pp. 147-149

Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski, The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings. Reviewed by Simon Blaxland-de Lange  pp. 150-153

Janet Brennan Croft and Leslie A. Donovan (eds), Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J.R.R. Tolkien. Reviewed by Brooke Boriack pp. 154-157


The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 6, no. 1 (April 2016)
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Jeremiah Mercurio and Daniel Gabelman, ‘G.K. Chesterton's Prince Wildfire: An Introduction’

G.K. Chesterton, Prince Wildfire

A.O.J. Cockshut, ‘C.S. Lewis in Post-War Oxford’

Charles A. Huttar, ‘The Screwtape Letters as Epistolary Fiction’

Book Symposium: Grevel Lindop, Charles Williams: The Third Inkling
Holly Ordway
Brian Horne
Glen Cavaliero
Stephen Barber
Bruce Charlton
Paul Blair
Sorina Higgins
Rowan Williams

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 5, no. 2 (October 2015)
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Nelson Goering, ‘The Fall of Arthur and The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún: A Metrical Review of Three Modern English Alliterative Poems’

Yuxiao Su, ‘C. S. Lewis’s Medieval Model and Literary Views’

William M.R. Simpson, ‘The Science of Saruman: Nature, Structure and a Mind of Metal and Wheels’

Jeffrey Hipolito, ‘Owen Barfield’s Orpheus’

Book Reviews:
Abigail Santamaria, Joy: Poet, Seeker, and the Woman Who Captivated C. S. Lewis. Review by Doug Jackson

Charles Williams, The Chapel of the Thorn: A Dramatic Poem. Edited by Sørina Higgins. Review by Paul Blair

Jason Fisher (ed.), Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays. Review by Faith Liu

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 5, no. 1 (April 2015)
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C.S. Lewis, 'Letter to Owen Barfield' (1949). With an introduction by Walter Hooper

Aren Roukema, 'A Veil that Reveals: Charles Williams and the Fellowship of the Rosy Cross'

Lynn Forest-Hill, 'Tree and flower and leaf and grass: Anachronism and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Botanical Semiotics'

Benson Fraser and Terry Lindvall, 'Embalmed Images: C.S. Lewis and Cinema'

Philip Mitchell, 'So Numerous, So Cheap, and So Changing: G. K. Chesterton and the Speed of Modernity'

Online Exclusive:
Nathan Rupp, Owen Barfield, the Syllogism, and Vico's Middle Term

Book Reviews:
Deborah H. Higgens, Anglo-Saxon Community in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Review by Nelson Goering

Monika B. Hilder, Surprised by the Feminine: A Rereading of C. S. Lewis and Gender. Review by Simon Vaughan

Mark Atherton, There and Back Again: J. R. R. Tolkien and the Origins of The Hobbit. Review by Trevor Hart

Jacob Schriftman, The C.S. Lewis Book on the Bible: What the Greatest Christian Writer Thought About the Greatest Book. Review by Paul Tankard

Stratford Caldecott and Thomas Honegger (eds), Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: Sources of Inspiration. Review by Faith Liu

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 4, no. 2 (October 2014)
Special Issue: The Inklings and the Bible

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Judith Wolfe, ‘From the Editor’, pp. 3-4

J.R.R. Tolkien, ‘Tolkien's Translation of Jonah’, pp. 5-10

Brendan N. Wolfe, ‘Tolkien's Translation of Jonah’, pp. 11-26

Leslie Baynes, ‘C. S. Lewis’s Use of Scripture in the “Liar, Lunatic, Lord” Argument’, pp. 27-66

Stratford Caldecott, ‘New Light. Tolkien's Philosophy of Creation in The Silmarillion’, pp. 67-86

Bruce R. Johnson, ‘Scripture, Setting, and Audience in the RAF Talks of C. S. Lewis’, pp. 87-114

Arend Smilde, ‘C. S. Lewis, St Jerome, and the Biblical Creation Story: The Background of a Recurring Misattribution’, pp. 115-124

Charles Williams, ‘Review of The New Testament in Basic English’, pp. 125-126

Book Reviews:
C.S. Lewis, Image and Imagination: Essays and Reviews, ed. Walter Hooper. Review by Arend Smilde, pp. 127-131.

Alister McGrath, Deep Magic, Dragons & Talking Mice: How Reading C.S. Lewis Can Change Your Life. Review by William Gallagher, pp. 132-133.

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 4, no. 1 (April 2014)
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David Meconi, ‘Mere Christianity: Theosis in a British Way’, pp. 3-18

Mark Scott, ‘C.S. Lewis and John Hick: An Interface on Theodicy’, pp. 19-31

Arend Smilde, ‘Horrid Red Herrings: A New Look at the “Lewisian Argument from Desire” – and Beyond’, pp. 33-92

Jon Fennell, ‘A Polanyian Perspective on C.S. Lewis’s The Abolition of Man’, pp. 93-122

Eric Stanley, ‘C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as I Knew Them (never well)’, pp. 123-141

Book Reviews:
Alister McGrath, C.S. Lewis: A Life. Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet. Review essay by Arend Smilde, pp. 142-151

John G. West (ed.), The Magician’s Twin: C.S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society. Review by Jonathan McGee, pp. 153-157

Alan R. Blackstock, The Rhetoric of Redemption: Chesterton, Ethical Criticism, and the Common Man. Review by David Baird, pp. 158-59

Andrew C. Skinner and Robert L. Millet (eds), C.S. Lewis: The Man and His Message. Review by Jared Lafitte, pp. 160-62

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 3, no. 2 (October 2013)
Special Celebratory Issue: Medievalism as Christian Apologetics in the Inklings

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Cory Grewell, ‘Introduction: Medievalist Fantasies of Christendom’, pp. 3-10

Cory Grewell, ‘“It’s All One”: Medievalist Synthesis and Christian Apology in Owen Barfield’s Studies of Meaning’, pp. 11-40

Chris Willerton, ‘Dorothy L. Sayers, Dante, and the Modern Reader’, pp. 41-58

Sørina Higgins, ‘Double Affirmation: Medievalism as Christian Apologetic in the Arthurian Poetry of Charles Williams’, pp. 59-96

Janice Brown, ‘C.S. Lewis and the Truth about Angels’, pp. 97-110

Crystal Downing, ‘Angelic Work: The Medieval Sensibilities of Dorothy L. Sayers’, pp. 111-132

Taylor Driggers, ‘Modern Medievalism and Myth: Tolkien, Tennyson, and the Quest for a Hero’, pp. 133-52

Salwa Khoddam, ‘The God Amor, the Cruel Lady, and the Suppliant Lover: C.S. Lewis and Courtly Love in Chapter One of The Allegory of Love’, pp. 153-181

Review Essay:
Anna Caughey, ‘Old and Middle English Influences in The Fall of Arthur’, pp. 183-207

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 3, no. 1 (April 2013)
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Holly Ordway, ‘“Further Up and Further In”: Representations of Heaven in Tolkien and Lewis’, pp. 5-23

Yannick Imbert, ‘Tolkien’s Shire: The Ideal of a Conservative-AnarchistDistributist Governance’, pp. 25-53

Michael Black, ‘The Sources and Uses of Distributism: A Roman Catholic’sView of Anglo-Catholic Genius’, pp. 55-74

Bill Powell, ‘How to Craft a Just Economy (not enforce a mad utopia): Response to Michael Black’, pp. 75-92

Poems by Owen Barfield, pp. 95-97

Notes & Queries:
Joel D. Heck ‘Notes and Queries’, pp. 101-7

Book Reviews:
Thomas Möllenbeck and Berthold Wald (eds), Wahrheit und Selbstüberschreitung. C. S. Lewis und Josef Pieper über den Menschen. Review by Arend Smilde, pp. 111-16

Peter Miller, The Lion, the Witch, and the Extraordinary Perspective in C. S. Lewis. Review by Shannon C. Coker, pp. 117-19

Paul E. Kerry (ed.), The Ring and the Cross: Christianity and The Lord of the Rings. Review by Shaun Blanchard, pp. 120-23

Gary L. Tandy, The Rhetoric of Certitude: C.S. Lewis’s Nonfiction Prose. Review by Simon Vaughan, pp. 124-26

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 2, no. 2 (October 2012)
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Joseph Zepeda, ‘To whom my own glad debts are incalculable: St. Augustine and human loves in The Four Loves and Till We Have Faces’, pp. 5-26

Meriel Patrick, ‘Letting In and Shutting Out: Themes in the Thought of C. S. Lewis’, pp. 27-46

Owen Barfield, ‘The Inspiration of the Divine Comedy’ (1934), pp. 47-65

Giovanni Maddalena, ‘Barfield and Pragmatism’, pp. 67-88

Notes & Queries:
Arend Smilde, ‘A History of C.S. Lewis’s Collected Shorter Writings, 1939-2000’, pp. 91-100.

Book Reviews:
Richard Platt, As One Devil to Another: A Fiendish Correspondence in the Tradition of C. S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters. Review by A.T. Reyes, pp. 103-4

Eduardo Segura and Thomas M. Honegger (eds), Myth and Magic: Art according to the Inklings. Review by Brandon Dorn, pp. 105-9

Thomas Howard, The Night is Far Spent. Review by Sarah Elizabeth Maple, pp. 110-12

Donald T. Williams, Mere Humanity: G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien on the Human Condition. Review by Shannon C. Coker, pp. 113-16

Joseph Pearce, Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton. Review by Travis Buchanan, pp. 117-20

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 2, no. 1 (April 2012)
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Charles Stanley Ross, ‘C.S. Lewis, Augustine, and the Rhythm of the Trinity’, pp. 3-22

Thomas Hanks, Jr. ‘Tolkien’s “Leaf by Niggle”: A Blossom on the Tree of Tales’, pp. 23-48

Evrea Ness-Bergstein, ‘The Garden as Unfinished Narrative of the Good in C.S. Lewis’s Perelandra’, pp. 49-80

Book Reviews:
P.H. Brazier, ‘Lewis’s Life and Works, Legacy and Context – a Comprehensive, Discursive Account’ (review essay of Bruce L. Edwards (ed.), C.S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy, 4 vols), pp. 81-94

A.T. Reyes (ed.), C.S. Lewis’s Lost Aeneid: Arms and the Exile. Review by Anthony Esolen, pp. 95-98

Amy H. Sturgis (ed.), Past Watchful Dragons: Fantasy and Faith in the World of C.S. Lewis. Review by Ivan P Khovacs, pp. 99-104

Will Vaus, Mere Theology: A Guide to the Thought of C.S. Lewis. Review by Jason Lepojärvi, pp. 105-9

Gareth Knight, The Magical World of the Inklings. Review by Joshua Roberts, pp. 110-14

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 1, no. 2 (October 2011)
Special Issue: G.E.M. Anscombe & C. S. Lewis

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Judith Wolfe, ‘From the Editor’, pp. 3-5

Arend Smilde, ‘What Lewis Really Did to Miracles: A Philosophical Layman’s Attempt to Understand the Anscombe Affair’, pp. 9-24

Peter van Inwagen, ‘C. S. Lewis’s Argument against Naturalism’, pp. 25-40

Marcel Sarot, ‘The Cardinal Difficulty for Naturalism: C.S. Lewis' Argument Reconsidered in Light of Peter van Inwagen's Critique’, pp. 41-53

Roger Teichmann, ‘Anscombe’s Argument’, pp. 55-68

P.H. Brazier, ‘C.S. Lewis and the Anscombe Debate: from Analogia Entis to Analogia Fidei’, pp. 69-123

Book Reviews:
Dinah Hazell, The Plants of Middle-earth: Botany and Sub-creation. Review by Jason Fisher, pp. 125-28

Laura K. Simmons, Creed without Chaos: Exploring Theology in the Writings of Dorothy L. Sayers. Review by James Watkins, pp. 129-32

Peter J. Schakel, The Way into Narnia: A Readers’ Guide. Review by Shannon C. Taylor, pp. 132-36

The Journal of Inklings Studies, Vol. 1, no. 1 (April 2011)
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Judith Wolfe, ‘From the Editor’, pp. 3-4

Paul Tankard, ‘C.S. Lewis’s Brush with Television’, pp. 5-21

‘Interview of C.S. Lewis by Wayland Young, 19 January 1962’ (unpublished manuscript), pp. 23-31

J.G. Bradbury, ‘Charles Williams’s Arthuriad: Mythic Vision and the Possibility of Belief’, pp. 33-46

Don King, ‘The Early Writings of Joy Davidman’, pp. 47-67

Book Reviews:
Kenneth McLure (review essay), ‘Owen Barfield and the Poetics of Salvation: A Review of Two Barfield Novellas’, pp. 69-82

P.H. Brazier (review essay), ‘Truth and Fantasy, Reality and Fiction’, pp. 83-91

Milton Walsh, Second Friends: C.S. Lewis and Ronald Knox in Conversation. Review by Cole Matson, pp. 93-96

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