David C. Downing
David C. Downing, Author, is the Co-Director of the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College in Illinois. He earned his PhD from UCLA and has written four scholarly books on C.S. Lewis: Planets in Peril (1992), The Most Reluctant Convert (2002), Into the Wardrobe (2005), and Into the Region of Awe (2005.) Downing also provided a critical introduction and over 400 explanatory notes to the new edition of C.S. Lewis’s The Pilgrim’s Regress, originally published in 1933 and reissued by Eerdmans in the Wade Center Annotated Edition (2014). Downing is a consulting reader on C.S. Lewis for the Publications of the Modern Languages Association (PMLA), as well as Christian Scholars Review and Religion and Literature.
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That Hideous Strength by C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis's The Space Trilogy concludes in this thrilling dystopian science fiction novel.
Perelandra by C.S. Lewis
Dr. David C. Downing offers insights into Perelandra, a novel by C.S. Lewis and part...Read More
Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis
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Sub-Creation or Smuggled Theology
For Tolkien an authentic fairy story is not simply an extension of our Primary World,...Read More
C.S. Lewis on War and Peace
In surveying remarks scattered throughout Lewis's essays and letters, one can find proof-texts for both...Read More
The Uses of Fantasy
Although these high-profile cinematic adaptations have revived interest in Tolkien’s and Lewis’s fantasy books published...Read More