C.S. Lewis: Course Introduction - Dr. Scott Masson (1 of 22)
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Dr. Scott Masson
PhD, University of Durham, 2001 MA, University of Durham, England, 1995 BA (Hons), Huron College, UWO, 1990
Areas of Specialization
Classical education, hermeneutics, British and European Romanticism, literary theory, cultural apologetics, Christianity and literature, Bible as literature
Dr. Masson has written widely in his areas of research interest in British and European Romanticism, poetics, intellectual history, literary theory, cultural apologetics, education, and hermeneutics.
He is a member of the Upper Mohawk band, and promotes truth and reconciliation as vital aspects of his life calling.
He served for years in urban pastoral ministry in Toronto. He is a regular conference and campus speaker, as well as appearing on television and radio.
He was the founding Board Chairman of Westminster Classical Christian Academy in Toronto, and remains involved in advancing classical education in Canada.
He is a proud husband and father of two.." from the website: Tyndale University
"Clive Staples Lewis (1898–1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement.
Lewis wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. C. S. Lewis’s most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Mere Christianity, Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics in The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and been transformed into three major motion pictures..." from The Official Website of C. S. Lewis