Endorsements

“The concept of an international network of Christians serving within the world of higher education is long overdue and who better to undertake it than the C.S. Lewis Foundation!  Its ‘Mere Christian’ approach is just what is needed, and I very much look forward to active involvement.”


–Lawrence T. Geraty

President Emeritus, La Sierra University

“Building a network of Christian scholars across the disciplines is a work of vital importance for the next phase of dialogue between Christians and other colleagues in the university world.  I am happy to be a part of this worthy effort.”

–David Lyle Jeffrey
Distinguished Professor of Literature, Baylor University

“There’s hardly a Christian I know who hasn’t been influenced by the writings of C.S. Lewis.  And now, through the C.S. Lewis Foundation . . . many more generations will benefit from Lewis’ life and ministry.”

–Joni Eareckson Tada
JAF Ministries

 

“I have known the work of Dr. Mattson and the C.S. Lewis Foundation since 1986 and endorse its mission wholeheartedly.  We Christians must be one, that the world might believe.”

–Paul F. Ford
Professor of Systematic Theology & Liturgy, St. John’s Seminary

 

“I have known Dr. Stan Mattson as a friend for almost twenty years, as his pastor for six years, and as comrades in Christian ministry here in Redlands, CA.  He is of impeccable Christian character – as is the organization he heads.  I highly, and without reservation, recommend the C.S. Lewis Foundation.”

–Larry W. Poland
Chairman & CEO, MasterMedia International

 

“The work of the C.S. Lewis Foundation is admirably carrying on the tradition of Jack Lewis.  By providing opportunities for scholarly inquiry, deep conversation, prayerful explorations of truth, and celebrations of the joy of a vibrant faith, Stan Mattson and his staff are giving a loving gift to all of us who have the chance to be part.”

–Dr. Francis Collins
Director, Human Genome Project

 

“I know Stan Mattson and other leaders in the C.S. Lewis Foundation and am happy, and indeed privileged, to recommend them as warmly as I am able.  This is a splendid ministry which is held in high regard around the world. Their outstanding work in highlighting the life, ministry and teachings of C.S. Lewis is to be highly commended .”

–Michael Cassidy
Founder, African Enterprise

 

“No individual has had a greater influence on the Christian Church in the 20th Century than C.S. Lewis.  The C.S. Lewis Foundation is a ministry of strategic importance to the recovery of a vital Christian presence within the mission field of the modern university world.  It has my unqualified support.”                       

–The Late Ted W. Engstrom
President Emeritus, World Vision International

 

“We are in the throes of culturally sanctioned forgetfulness concerning much of the best in our literary, philosophical, and theological legacy.  The C.S. Lewis Foundation is exemplary in fighting this forgetfulness and reminding us that an intelligent present can only be based on interpretation and engagement with those who have gone before us.”

–Jean Bethke-Elshtain
Laura Spelman Rockefeller Prof. of Social and Political Ethics, University of Chicago

 

“Nothing but good can come of this enterprise.  After all, the Ancient Faith was perhaps the principal factor in the formation of Western academic disciplines.”

–Thomas Howard
Professor of English Emeritus, St. John’s Seminary, Boston