Friday, July 29, 2011

C. S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters

Arlington, VA (July 25, 2011)—On Sunday, July 31 and Sunday, August 7, join rhe Institute of Catholic Culture for a talk on the importance and underlying meaning of C. S. Lewis’s famous book, The Screwtape Letters, in which the author portrays how devils tempt man to stray from an ethical Christian lifestyle.

The presenter is Robert Royal, Ph. D., the graduate dean at Catholic Distance University. He is a former Fulbright scholar, and holds a B. A. and M. A. from Brown University and a Ph. D. in Comparative Literature from the Catholic University of America. He has taught at both his alma maters as well as at Rhode Island College. A prolific writer and sought-after speaker on ethics, culture, religion, and politics, he has appeared on various radio and television stations nationally and internationally and his books have been translated into several languages. In addition, his articles have appeared in scholarly journals and publications, including First Things, the Wilson Quarterly, the Catholic Historical Review, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Washington Times, and National Review.

This two-part event takes place at 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas á Becket Catholic Church, 1421 Wiehle Ave., Reston, Va. Admission is free and no reservations are required.

For more information, please visit or call 703-504-8733.

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