Alister McGrath – The C.S. Lewis Podcast – Podcasts & Sermons

A weekly podcast with Professor Alister McGrath exploring C.S. Lewis’ thought, theology and teaching.


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#73 Dr Michael Ward Q&A with young people Pt 2

In this second part of a live kids Q&A on Narnia, recorded at Oxford University, Dr Michael Ward continues to answer questions such as ‘Where did the wood between the worlds come from?’, ‘Can people from Narnia enter our world?’ and ‘Is Narnia somethin…

#72 Kids ask their Narnia questions of Dr Michael Ward Pt. 1

Recorded live at Oxford University, Narnia expert Dr Michael Ward engages with a panel of young people with a variety of questions about Narnia and CS Lewis. How old is Narnia? How many ways are there into Narnia? Were the Pevensie children destined to…

#71 CS Lewis and the Queen – an interview with Dr Michael Ward

On Thursday September 8th Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, died aged 96. In this special one-off episode about the Queen and CS Lewis, Ruth Jackson speaks to CS Lewis scholar Dr Michael Ward. They discuss Lewis’ thoughts on monar…

#70 Miracles in Narnia and Taiwan – David Marshall

In the third part of their discussion David Marshall tells Justin Brierley about his own time as a missionary in China and East Asia and how he found CS Lewis’ writing helped his journey there. How does the subject of miracles – the death and resurrect…

#69 We need to talk about Susan: David Marshall defends CS Lewis against Pullman and JK Rowling

My sister Susan,” answered Peter shortly and gravely, “is no longer a friend of Narnia.”

 

Philip Pullman and JK Rowling have both criticised the way CS Lewis treated Susan at the end of the Narnia. Author David Marshall defends Lewis’ decisio…

#68 The Case For Aslan: David Marshall on ’Puddleglum’s Wager’

‘The Case for Aslan: Evidence for Jesus in the land of Narnia’ examines how Lewis employed Christian apologetics throughout the fantasy writing of Narnia. Author David Marshall tells Justin Brierley how in The Silver Chair, Puddleglum proves himself to…

#67 Audience Q&A on vocation, culture and Christian witness

Alister McGrath joins Justin Brierley and a panel of Christian thinkers, scientists and church leaders to take audience questions on vocation, culture and Christian witness in this continuation of last week’s session, originally recorded live at Unbeli…

#66 Speaking the authentic voice of Jesus in arts, science and global culture

Recorded live at Unbelievable? the Conference 2022, Justin Brierley leads a panel including Alister McGrath, Sharon Dirckx, John Wyatt, Skye Jethani, and Joseph D’Souza on bringing Christian faith into the spheres of art, science, education and global …

#65 Alister McGrath: How to transform our culture and not be consumed by it

Prof Alister McGrath draws on CS Lewis and scripture to encourage Christians to live out their vocation and make a difference in a confused and divided culture. This keynote address was given at Unbelievable? the Conference 2022.

 

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