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    Not to keep up the trend, but I m also a Mars Hill listener. Matt ... From: To: Sent: Thursday, April 12,
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      Not to keep up the trend, but I'm also a Mars Hill listener.

      Matt
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      From: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      To: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2001 3:17 AM
      Subject: [mythsoc] Digest Number 559


      > The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
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      >
      > There are 7 messages in this issue.
      >
      > Topics in this digest:
      >
      > 1. CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      > From: "David J. Finnamore" <daeron@...>
      > 2. Re: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      > From: Matthew S Winslow <mithlond@...>
      > 3. Upcoming Lewis Events
      > From: Edith Crowe <ecrowe@...>
      > 4. Re: Pull-out quotes (was C.S. Lewis)
      > From: "David S. Bratman" <dbratman@...>
      > 5. Re: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      > From: Ted Sherman <tedsherman@...>
      > 6. Re: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      > From: WendellWag@...
      > 7. Re: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      > From: WendellWag@...
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 1
      > Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 11:24:13 -0500
      > From: "David J. Finnamore" <daeron@...>
      > Subject: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      >
      > The cover story of the April 23, 2001 issue of the
      > magazine Christianity Today is "Myth Matters." The
      > cover reads: "Wonders of Lewis" and "C. S. Lewis knew
      > that moderns need myth if they're going to hear the
      > truth." Written by Louis A. Markos (of whom I know
      > nothing). Haven't read it yet; just thought I'd send
      > out the alert.
      >
      > You know those enlarged quotes that are commonly strewn
      > throughout magazine articles? Don't know what you call
      > them. Anyway, the last one is provocative: "Do we
      > really desire a fiction in which humanism and
      > Christianity, Athens and Jerusalem, can meet?"
      >
      > Zow. (Reminds me of Ken Myers and his Mars Hill Audio
      > Journal.)
      >
      > --
      > David J. Finnamore
      > Nashville, TN, USA
      > http://personal.bna.bellsouth.net/bna/d/f/dfin/index.html
      >
      > --
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 2
      > Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 09:40:23 -0700
      > From: Matthew S Winslow <mithlond@...>
      > Subject: Re: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      >
      > On Wed, 11 Apr 2001 11:24:13 -0500 "David J. Finnamore"
      > <daeron@...> writes:
      > > You know those enlarged quotes that are commonly strewn
      > > throughout magazine articles?
      >
      > They have a number of diff't names, but the one I find most common is
      > 'pull-out quotes.' (I work in publications and while we /do/ have a
      > conspiracy against the common public in regard to language, this is one
      > where I haven't heard a common term.)
      >
      > > Zow. (Reminds me of Ken Myers and his Mars Hill Audio
      > > Journal.)
      >
      > Do we have another listener of Mars Hill here on the list? Great. I love
      > the tapes. (But we'd probably get chastised by our ever-vigilant list-mom
      > if we start up a conversation here. Hi, Joan! <g>)
      >
      > Matt Currently Reading: The Three Musketeers by
      > Alexandre Dumas
      >
      > "Sometimes I think a lot of disputes between people could be solved if
      > everybody had
      > to wear a lapel pin showing what they looked like as children. That way,
      > you'd kind
      > of feel sorry for them."--Chris Ware
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      > Message: 3
      > Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 09:46:25 -0700
      > From: Edith Crowe <ecrowe@...>
      > Subject: Upcoming Lewis Events
      >
      > An FYI for Lewis fans--
      >
      > Edith
      >
      > Cindy Smith wrote:
      >
      > > To Whom It May Concern:
      > >
      > > I am writing with an item I believe may be of interest to your Society
      > > Members.
      > >
      > > The C.S. Lewis Foundation of Redlands, California has recently announced
      the
      > > launch of a series of programs to occur at C.S. Lewis' former home, The
      > > Kilns in Oxford, England. The first in this series will occur this July
      and
      > > features Dr. Jim Como as Study leader while offering unprecedented
      access to
      > > and residence at The Kilns. For more information, you can visit
      > > WWW.CSLEWIS.ORG/NEWS/BRANCHES.HTM
      > >
      > > If you believe this worthy of noting in an upcoming newsletter and/or on
      > > your website, we would be most appreciative. We would also be pleased
      to
      > > provide copies of our printed brochure. Should you have any questions
      > > regarding "Branches To Heaven," you may contact me by return email or
      at
      > > the numbers listed below.
      > >
      > > Thank you for your consideration of this matter.
      > >
      > > Cynthia D. Smith
      > > Director of Operations
      > > C.S. Lewis Foundation
      > > PO Box 8008
      > > Redlands, CA 92375
      > > ph. 909-793-0949
      > > fx. 909-335-3501
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 4
      > Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 10:14:06 -0700
      > From: "David S. Bratman" <dbratman@...>
      > Subject: Re: Pull-out quotes (was C.S. Lewis)
      >
      > At 09:40 AM 4/11/2001 , Matt Winslow wrote:
      > >On Wed, 11 Apr 2001 11:24:13 -0500 "David J. Finnamore"
      > ><daeron@...> writes:
      > >> You know those enlarged quotes that are commonly strewn
      > >> throughout magazine articles?
      > >
      > >They have a number of diff't names, but the one I find most common is
      > >'pull-out quotes.' (I work in publications and while we /do/ have a
      > >conspiracy against the common public in regard to language, this is one
      > >where I haven't heard a common term.)
      >
      > A friend of mine with a whimsical turn of mind once published a magazine
      > whose first-issue editorial contained this pull-out quote:
      >
      > "I don't believe in taking quotes out of context and printing them, in
      type
      > twice as large as life, in a box in some other part of the article."
      >
      > Needless to say, it was not on the same page as the context it was pulled
      from.
      >
      > His subscription form contained a dotted line with this annotation:
      >
      > "Cut along this line. Or don't; see if I care."
      >
      > David Bratman
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 5
      > Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 12:16:34 -0500
      > From: Ted Sherman <tedsherman@...>
      > Subject: Re: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      >
      > Lou Markos has an article (entitled "Apologist for the Past: The Medieval
      > Vision of C. S. Lewis's "Space Trilogy" and Chronicles of Narnia") in the
      > next Mythlore, which will be taken to the printer probably tomorrow. This
      > issue of Mythlore is devoted to The Chronicles of Narnia and is, if I may
      say
      > so, a fantastic issue!
      >
      > Ted
      >
      > "David J. Finnamore" wrote:
      >
      > > The cover story of the April 23, 2001 issue of the
      > > magazine Christianity Today is "Myth Matters." The
      > > cover reads: "Wonders of Lewis" and "C. S. Lewis knew
      > > that moderns need myth if they're going to hear the
      > > truth." Written by Louis A. Markos (of whom I know
      > > nothing). Haven't read it yet; just thought I'd send
      > > out the alert.
      > >
      > > You know those enlarged quotes that are commonly strewn
      > > throughout magazine articles? Don't know what you call
      > > them. Anyway, the last one is provocative: "Do we
      > > really desire a fiction in which humanism and
      > > Christianity, Athens and Jerusalem, can meet?"
      > >
      > > Zow. (Reminds me of Ken Myers and his Mars Hill Audio
      > > Journal.)
      > >
      > > --
      > > David J. Finnamore
      > > Nashville, TN, USA
      > > http://personal.bna.bellsouth.net/bna/d/f/dfin/index.html
      > >
      > > --
      > >
      > > The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
      > >
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      > --
      > Dr. Theodore James Sherman, Editor
      > Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams,
      and
      > Mythopoeic Literature
      > Associate Professor of English
      > Box X041, Middle Tennessee State University
      > Murfreesboro, TN 37132
      > 615 898-5836 Office
      > 615 898-5098 FAX
      > tsherman@...
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 6
      > Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 17:13:53 EDT
      > From: WendellWag@...
      > Subject: Re: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      >
      > Yes, I know who Louis Markos is. He's an assistant professor of English
      at
      > Houston Baptist College. He did a series of audiotapes (and videotapes
      also,
      > I think) for The Great Courses of Tapes called _The Life and Works of C.
      S.
      > Lewis_. I decided to review them for _Mythlore_, so I E-mailed him for
      some
      > information about how he was chosen to do this series, how it was decided
      how
      > long the tape series would be, how he prepared for this, etc. I mentioned
      > the Mythopoeic Society. He later looked at the Society's website and
      decided
      > that he should submit a paper to _Mythlore_, which (as Ted has mentioned)
      is
      > now about to be published.
      >
      > I've messed around about writing the review of his tape, partly because
      it's
      > not going to be easy to write. He seems like a very nice guy, but it's
      not a
      > good course. It's the poorest of the 20 or so courses I've listened to
      from
      > The Great Courses on Tape. (They're university-level course on various
      > subjects.) I have to find a polite way to explain the problems I find in
      the
      > course.
      >
      > Wendell Wagner
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 7
      > Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 19:06:40 EDT
      > From: WendellWag@...
      > Subject: Re: CS Lewis in Christianity Today
      >
      > In a message dated 4/11/01 5:26:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
      > WendellWag@... writes:
      >
      >
      > > He's an assistant professor of English at
      > > Houston Baptist College. He did a series of audiotapes (and videotapes
      > > also,
      > > I think) for The Great Courses of Tapes called _The Life and Works of C.
      S.
      > > Lewis_. I decided to review them for _Mythlore_, so I E-mailed him for
      > > some
      > > information about how he was chosen to do this series, how it was
      decided
      > > how
      > > long the tape series would be, how he prepared for this, etc.
      >
      > Geez, I must have been asleep when I wrote this. I meant to write
      "associate
      > professor," The Great Courses on Tape, and _Mythprint_.
      >
      > Wendell Wagner
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
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