Jerry Root, is the Christopher W. Mitchell Senior Fellow for C.S. Lewis Studies at the C.S. Lewis Institute; Emeritus Professor of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and a visiting Professor at Biola University. He received his Ph.D. from the Open University through the Oxford Centre for Missions Studies. Jerry has nine published books, as well as numerous articles and publications about C. S. Lewis and evangelism in other books, journals, and periodicals, as well as read numerous academic papers at various academic venues. Recently, he published, Splendour in the Dark, a book about C. S. Lewis’s narrative poem Dymer (the book also includes Lewis’s 100-page poem). Jerry has lectured on Lewis topics at 79 Universities in 19 different countries.
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C.S. Lewis, Evangelism and Engaging the Culture
Jerry Root discusses how followers of Christ can engage with their friends and neighbors about...Read More
How do you define truth?
Professor Jerry Root responds to questions about the nature of truth? What is truth? How...Read More
How can I share my faith with my Muslim neighbors?
Engaging in thoughtful dialogue with our Muslim neighbors and friends is a key way to...Read More
In what way has the modern church done poorly in evangelism?
In this question and answer session, Professor Jerry Root addresses ways in which the modern...Read More
How do you persuade people of the gospel when they are irrational or unaccepting of moral truth?
How do we engage with people who deny the concept of moral truth? In this...Read More
How do we confront the indifference toward evangelism in the church?
Professor Jerry Root responds to questions about the modern church and evangelism.
C.S. Lewis and the Uses and Abuses of the Imagination
Jerry Root lectures on the uses and abuses of the Imagination
Growing in Humility – Part 1
"If we focus on what we have acquired we are at a risk of being...Read More
Growing in Humility – Part 2
"Humility is a better path to with God and others as well as to true...Read More
Is Salvation the restoration of humility?
Jerry Root answers the question, Is Salvation the restoration of humility?