2022 C.S. Lewis Summer Institute


Join us in summer 2022 amid the “dreaming spires” of Oxford, as we explore this important theme with renowned scholars from the arts and sciences, leaders in ministry and the major professions, and an array of literary, visual, and performing artists.

You’ll enjoy stimulating lectures, challenging workshops, meaningful worship services, and a rich variety of cultural programs, all in the good company of friends and colleagues – old and new.

Don’t miss this truly memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experience of faith, reason, and imagination in the company of friends!

If you can’t make it in-person to Oxford, we are now offering a livestream option for the first time ever!


We are now offering an online streaming version of the event. Watch the C.S. Lewis Summer Institute from home.

The Details

Theme: “Surprised by Love: Cultivating Intellectual Hospitality in an Age of Uncertainty”

Dates: Thursday afternoon, July 28 – Friday morning, August 5, 2022

Location: Oxford, England

Check back on this page regularly as we release updates on the conference.

Who is this conference for?

Our attendees come from a wide array of backgrounds, experience, ages, and denominations. The conference is for anyone interested in the theme, whether they be laypersons, professors, businesspersons, clergy, students, or teachers.

What is common is a love of faith, learning, fellowship, and the arts (and quite often, a love of the works of Lewis, Tolkien, and related writers and artists; though knowledge of Lewis and the Inklings is definitely not required!).

Updates and News

Update July 9, 2022: At this point, we’ve sent out emails over the last five weeks related to afternoon seminar sign ups, optional Kilns tours, and travel tips. If you are missing any emails, please check your spam/junk email folder or contact us. See our travel tips page for our list of tips. We will be sending an email very soon with sign up information for the optional Oxford walking tours.

If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us in the meantime on our contact us page. Also, you might want to get an early start on some of the optional readings!


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