Category: George MacDonald

  • C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity (1952)

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    Mere Christianity (1952) Dec 25, 2020 The Grand Miracle Is the Incarnation, like other miracles, a suspension or a reversal of the natural universe? Or, as Lewis writes in “The Grand Miracle,” is it “the central chapter” of history such that “every miracle exhibits the character of the Incarnation”? Join Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing…

  • George MacDonald: An Anthology

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    C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald: An Anthology (1947) Jun 24, 2022 C.S. Lewis’s Greatest Debt—”George MacDonald: An Anthology” “My own debt to [Unspoken Sermons] is almost as great as one man can owe to another.” With these words, C.S. Lewis acknowledged the role the George MacDonald’s spiritual writings (as well as his novels) played in his own…

  • The Princess and Curdie books

    The Princess and the Goblin (1872), The Princess and Curdie (1883) Jul 8, 2022 The Princess, Curdie, and Goblins, Oh My! C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Madeleine L’Engle, and Neil Gaiman are praised for penning imaginative worlds and inspiring stories. But did you know that all these writers were inspired by George MacDonald? In particular, they were inspired by…

  • Phantastes

    Phantastes (1858) Part 1 Oct 29, 2022 Phantastes by George MacDonald This is the story that started it all—the fairy tale that baptized C.S. Lewis’s imagination and inspired countless fantasy novels such as Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. In this week’s episode, Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing sit down with Producer Aaron Hill to discuss George MacDonald’s…

Christine Colón Crystal Downing David Hooker David McNutt Graham Shea Jerry Root Laura Schmidt Marjorie Mead