Through the Wardrobe into Lent

Through the Wardrobe into Lent

Please note that while we have now covered off three of our five sessions, newcomers are still most welcome! On Wednesday April 2 we’ll be completing our conversations on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, with a focus on chapters 13-17. On April 9 we’ll be screening the BBC version of Into the Shadowlands, the story of the C.S. Lewis’s late life romance with Joy Davidman.

 

Tc.s.lewishis year our Wednesday evening Lenten series will be decidedly different from what we’ve done in past years. This five-week series will find us exploring some of the themes C.S. Lewis raises in his classic book for children, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Who was C.S. Lewis? Why did this Oxford scholar and world famous Christian apologist turn his hand to the writing of stories for children? What might his imaginary world of Narnia tell us about our own world?

To really take part, you’ll need to get your own copy of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and read along with us. Think of this as being something of an over-sized book group! Copies are easy to come by in one of our remaining local bookstores, online through various vendors, or at the Winnipeg Public Library.

  • Wednesday March 12 – an introduction to the life and work of C.S. Lewis

*The audio from the opening session is available as an iTunes podcast… simply click here to access it.

  • Wednesday March 19 – Exploring chapters 1-6 of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Wednesday March 26 – Exploring chapters of 7-12 The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Wednesday April 2 – Exploring chapters 13-17 of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Wednesday April 9 – Screening the BBC version of Into the Shadowlands, the story of the Lewis’s late life romance with Joy Davidman.

All sessions begin at 7pm, and with the exception of the fifth session we’ll around 8pm, closing with the simple evening liturgy of Compline. We’ll be gathering in the small chapel at All Saints, and of course all are welcome.

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