Monday, November 19, 2012

Scholar Interview: Louis Markos

Today’s interview is with Lou Markos, Professor in English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University. And he’s a C.S. Lewis expert. He talks about literary apologetics (or cultural apologetics), why and how Christians should write and be involved in culture, his recent book On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis, the different approaches of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, how we need cultural apologists today, HBU’s apologetics program, advice for apologists, and the biggest apologetic lesson he has learned from C.S. Lewis.

Full Interview MP3 Audio here (52 min)
Books by Louis Markos include:

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1 Comment

  1. MaryLou November 19, 2012

    I was not aware of this man and his work. Thanks for bringing them to our attention, Brian.

    That new apologetics program at HBU sounds terrific. I think it's great that they are planning to make it available entirely through online studies in the future.