C.S. Lewis Summer Institute at Oxbridge
July 26 — August 3, 2011
Paradigms of Hope
Transcending Chaos & Transforming Culture
Afternoon Seminars & Workshops
BC-17 — Lewis Remembered: Visits with Friends of C.S. Lewis
What was it like to know C.S. Lewis as a friend? A stepfather? A benefactor? Meet with those who knew him best as family and friends of Jack Lewis reminisce about a man of integrity, scholarship, and humor. Gain an insider’s glimpse into formative influences on Lewis’s life. Consider how he integrated his Christian faith with work and personal pursuits. Beginning with a biography of Lewis’s life and conversion, each day’s discussion will introduce you to another of Lewis’s closest contemporaries.
Kim Gilnett — Marketing Associate for the School of Fine and Performing Arts, Seattle Pacific University. His abiding passion as an Anglophile and true Lewisian has made him a highly experienced and engaging tour leader. His intense study of Lewis has afforded him the opportunity to meet a number of Lewis’s friends and scholars. He has spent over 15 summers at The Kilns, where he has been actively involved in ensuring the historical accuracy of its restoration and in the conduct of the Summer Seminars-in-Residence.