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Finding Freedom in the Prisons of Life

In a fallen world, evil and suffering run rampant as we await the return of our Lord Jesus. In the midst of this though we are called to live and offer praises to God for the good in our lives. In this lecture, Dr. James Houston shares about God's nature and how Truth can be of comfort to us in the time while we wait.

This resource is part of a Series on Redeeming Our Tears: Experiencing Transformation Through Suffering, Sorrow, and Disappointment. Click here to listen to the full series

James M. Houston

James M. Houston, Professor, is a co-founder of the C.S. Lewis Institute.  From its beginning, Jim has served as a Senior Fellow of the Institute, lecturing at CSLI events over the past four decades. He received his Bachelor of Science and M.A. degrees from the University of Edinburgh and a D. Phil. from Oxford University.  He was a University Lecturer at Oxford from 1947 – 1971 where he taught cultural and historical geography.  While teaching at Oxford, he met C.S. Lewis and participated in a regular Bible study with him for six years. He is known as one of the “founding fathers” of Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia where he has served as the first Principal, Chancellor and Professor of Spiritual Theology.


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