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The C.S. Lewis podcast
The C.S. Lewis podcast

A weekly podcast from Premier Unbelievable? with Professor Alister McGrath exploring C.S. Lewis’ thought, theology and teaching. C.S. Lewis is one of the... more

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#123 Out of the Silent Planet: Death, suffering and The Fall

In the final episode on Out of the Silent Planet, Alister McGrath explores Lewis' depiction of humanity, death, evolution and... more

18 Sep 2023 · 11 minutes
#122 Out of the Silent Planet: Love, sex and intuition

Alister McGrath continues to explore Out of the Silent Planet, looking at some of CS Lewis' language around love and... more

11 Sep 2023 · 16 minutes
#121 Out of the Silent Planet: Nakedness, science and ransom

Looking at Out of the Silent Planet, Professor Alister McGrath discusses whether nakedness within the book is significant. Plus, they look... more

04 Sep 2023 · 10 minutes
#120 Out of the Silent Planet: Weston, Devine and JRR Tolkien

As we delve into the first book of the trilogy, Out of the Silent Planet, Professor Alister McGrath looks at... more

28 Aug 2023 · 13 minutes
#119 Has The Space Trilogy stood the test of time?

Alister McGrath concludes his introduction to Lewis’ Space Trilogy by exploring parallels with The Chronicles of Narnia. He offers tips... more

21 Aug 2023 · 15 minutes
#118 Evil, evolution and theological reflection in The Space Trilogy

Alister McGrath explores some of the theological themes within Lewis’ trilogy, such as incarnation, atonement and the problem of evil.... more

14 Aug 2023 · 14 minutes
#117 Vivisection, mental health, racism and sexism

We dive into some of the important issues explored in Lewis’ Space Trilogy. Why was he so vehemently opposed to... more

07 Aug 2023 · 12 minutes
#116 Did CS Lewis believe in aliens?

Alister McGrath continues to explore questions raised by Lewis' Space Trilogy - were any characters inspired by his "strange" Oxford... more

31 Jul 2023 · 14 minutes
#115 Why did no one want to publish Lewis' Space Trilogy?

Professor Alister McGrath looks at the intended audience of CS Lewis' Space Trilogy and explores some of the influences behind... more

24 Jul 2023 · 10 minutes
#114 An introduction to The Space Trilogy

​Many people don’t even realise CS Lewis wrote science fiction, much less have perused these three colossal volumes. So, why... more

17 Jul 2023 · 16 minutes
The C.S. Lewis podcast
#123 Out of the Silent Planet: Death, suffering and The Fall
The C.S. Lewis podcast