Paul sends in word on the following:

C. S. Lewis Summer Conference: The Fantastic Worlds of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien
June 24–27, 2004
University of San Diego

As theatres continue to resonate with the sounds and images of The Lord of the Rings and the media begin to stir in anticipation of a December 2005 feature film release of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, come join together with seekers and Christians of many traditions to celebrate the extraordinary gifts of Inklings’ C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien while also considering the greater significance of their works for our time.

Enjoy a full program of lectures, seminars, panel discussions, dramatic and musical performances, worship, and great fellowship in the beautiful setting of this mission-style campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The University of San Diego blends graceful architecture and lovely facilities with stunning views of both ocean and bay – the perfect setting in which to engage the ideas of Lewis and Tolkien in the good company of friends old and new.

Plenary Speakers Include: Peter Kreeft, Luci Shaw, Paul Ford, Jerry Root, Joseph Pearce, Nigel Goodwin, Dick Staub, and Ben Patterson, with Actor Tony Lawton performing his celebrated one-man dramatization of The Great Divorce, plus special guests Mark Jennings, Lambs Players, and others to be announced. You won’t want to miss it! [Website]