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PAST EVENT: A Book Observed – The Abolition of Man


Register 2022-08-08 12:30 2022-08-08 14:00 America/New_York PAST EVENT: A Book Observed – The Abolition of Man

“We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.” – C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man. In this classic, Lewis reflects on the effects of modernity and sets out to persuade his audience of the importance and relevance of universal values, such as courage and honor, in contemporary society. Please join us for an online presentation and discussion as Dr. Michael Ward, author of After Humanity: A Commentary on C.S. Lewis’s Abolition of Man, shares his insights on this powerful work from C.S. Lewis.

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"We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.” – C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man

In this classic, Lewis reflects on the effects of modernity and sets out to persuade his audience of the importance and relevance of universal values, such as courage and honor, in contemporary society.

 


Michael Ward

Michael Ward, Michael Ward is a member of the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford and Professor of Apologetics at Houston Baptist University. He studied English at the University of Oxford, theology at the University of Cambridge, and he earned his PhD in Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. He is the author and editor of multiple books, most notably the award-winning Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis, After Humanity: A Guide to C.S. Lewis’s The Abolition of Man and The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis. On the fiftieth anniversary of Lewis’s death, Dr. Ward unveiled a permanent national memorial to Lewis in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey, London.

The Schedule

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture and Discussion