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LOCAL EVENT: C.S. Lewis on Spiritual Warfare & The Screwtape Letters (Greenville)


2023-02-27 18:30 2023-02-27 20:45 America/New_York LOCAL EVENT: C.S. Lewis on Spiritual Warfare & The Screwtape Letters (Greenville)

C.S. Lewis scholar and Professor Emeritus of Wheaton College, Dr. Jerry Root, will give two talks in Greenville on Feb. 27 on “C. S. Lewis and Spiritual Warfare” and “C. S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters: Big Themes” followed by a Q&A session.

Greenville ARP Church 741 Cleveland Street, Greenville, SC [email protected]

C.S. Lewis on Spiritual Warfare & The Screwtape Letters

"For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places" (Ephesians 6:12).

What did C.S. Lewis believe about the unseen world?

How do “spiritual forces of evil” affect our everyday lives?

And why does The Screwtape Letters, Lewis’s fictional dialogue between two demons, continue to have such a lasting impact?

C.S. Lewis scholar and Professor Emeritus of Wheaton College, Dr. Jerry Root, will give two talks in Greenville on Feb. 27:

  • 6:30 PM ET - “C. S. Lewis and Spiritual Warfare”
  • 7:30 PM ET - “C. S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters: Big Themes”

We will conclude the two talks with Q&A session. Come learn to see and live in light of the unseen realm as Lewis saw it.

Date: Monday, February 27th, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm ET
Location: Greenville ARP Church, 741 Cleveland Street, Greenville, SC 29615

Jerry Root

Jerry Root, is the Christopher W. Mitchell Senior Fellow for C.S. Lewis Studies at the C.S. Lewis Institute; professor emeritus at Wheaton College; and visiting professor at Biola University, Talbot School of Theology, and Moody Bible Institute. Dr. Root earned his M.Div. at Talbot School of Theology and his Ph.D. from the Open University via the Oxford Centre for Missions Studies. He’s the author of multiple books, most notably C.S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil and The Sacrament of Evangelism. He’s the co-editor of The Quotable C.S. Lewis and The Soul of C.S. Lewis, and the co-author of The Surprising Imagination of C.S. Lewis and The Neglected C.S. Lewis. His most recent book is Dymer: A Splendour in the Dark. Dr. Root continues to lecture on C.S. Lewis around the world: he's lectured on Lewis at 78 universities in 18 countries.

 

The Schedule

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm C.S. Lewis and Spiritual Warfare
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters: Big Themes
8:15 pm - 8:45 pm Q&A