"Temptation and Grace: With Jesus in the Wilderness": A Webinar with Malcolm Guite
We invite you to join us for a C.S. Lewis College and C.S. Lewis Foundation webinar featuring poet, priest, and academic Malcolm Guite. The topic will focus on Lent and Guite's three sonnets about the temptations of Jesus in the wilderness.
The webinar will feature a presentation and an interview with Guite, along with a Q&A session with questions from our audience.
This is a virtual event using Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive an email receipt and a Zoom link for the webinar from SimpleTix. Please check your spam/junk email folder if you don't receive it shortly after registration. We will also send an email regarding optional discussion groups from Steven Elmore at the C.S. Lewis Foundation.
About Malcolm Guite
Malcolm Guite is an English poet, singer-songwriter, Anglican priest, and academic. His research interests include the intersection of religion and the arts, and the examination of the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis and Owen Barfield, and British poets such as Samuel Taylor Coleridge. He was a Bye-Fellow and chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge, and associate chaplain of St Edward King and Martyr, Cambridge.
Guite is the author of several books of poetry, including Sounding the Seasons: Seventy Sonnets for the Christian Year (2012), The Singing Bowl (2013), and his most recent book David's Crown (2021), among others. He has also written several books on Christian faith and theology, such as Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge (2017) and Faith, Hope and Poetry: Theology and the Poetic Imagination (2012). He has a decisively simple, formalist style in his poems, many of which are sonnets, and he stated that his aim is to "be profound without ceasing to be beautiful." You can learn more about Malcolm Guite at his website.
Date & Time
Sat, Feb 10, 2024 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM