C.S. Lewis and the Arts
Creativity in the Shadowlands
Square Halo Books
OverviewC.S. Lewis negotiated the aesthetic and intellectual issues of his day in his creative endeavors and sought to ground those in relation to his faith. This book shows that the arguments, perceptions and values Lewis posited benefit those today who seek to use their creative gifts.
Author BioRod Miller has taught the history of art at Hendrix College for the past two decades. His research interests include the history of collegiate architecture, cultural effects of art, and meanings of Beauty. He is the author of The Campus Guide: West Point, co-author of Western Culture at the American Crossroads, and author of the novel, Merely Academic.
Theodore Prescott is a sculptor and writer who lives and works near Harrisburg PA. Prescott received a B.A. in Art from The Colorado College, and an M.F.A. from the Rinehart School of Sculpture at MICA. Prescott was instrumental in founding the national organization CIVA (Christians in the Visual Arts). The forms of his work are related to modernist sculpture, but his subject matter often draws on the beliefs and ideas found in the Christian tradition.
Jerry Root is Assistant Professor of Evangelism and Associate Director of the Institute for Strategic Evangelism, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. He is also visiting Professor at Biola University and at Talbot Graduate School of Theology, La Mirada, California.