Masterclass: Louis Markos on "Virtue and Vice in the Chronicles of Narnia"

Posted by Steve Turley ● Nov 2, 2015 7:52:00 PM

From the 2014 C.S. Lewis Summer Institute, Prof. Louis Markos explores how The Chronicles of Narnia embody a biblical understanding of the classical and theological virtues: courage, temperance, wisdom, and justice; faith, hope, and love.

Louis Markos ( is a Professor of English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University, where he teaches courses on British Romantic and Victorian Poetry and Prose, the Classics, C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien, and Film. Dr. Markos holds the Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities and lectures on Ancient Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance for HBU's Honors College.

He is the author of eleven published books and two lecture series with the Teaching Company/Great Courses (The Life and Writings of C. S. Lewis; Plato to Postmodernism: Understanding the Essence of Literature and the Role of the Author). He has published over 120 articles and reviews in such journals as Christianity Today, Touchstone, Theology Today, Christian Research Journal, Mythlore, and Christian Scholar's Review.

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