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An Inklings Weekend in Montreat
Friday evening April 11 - Sunday noon April 13, 2014
Montreat College, Montreat, NC

Join us in the Misty Mountains (known locally by the elves as the Smokey Mountains) at Rivendell (known locally as Montreat College) near Black Mountain, NC as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the publication of

The Fellowship of the Ring

as we consider

"The Hope of Our Calling"

Featuring music, worship, food, and good conversation plus talks by:

  • Nigel Goodwin Founder of Genesis Arts Trust, an international ministry to Christians in the Arts based in England, Goodwin has embodied the love of Christ around the world
  • Ryan Pemberton Former resident of the Kilns while a student at Oxford University now finishing his PhD at Duke University
  • Don King Author of C. S. Lewis, Poet: The Legacy of His Poetic Impulse and Out of My Bone: The Letters of Joy Davidman, King edits the Christian Scholar's Review and teaches literature at Montreat College where he formerly served as dean
  • Hal Poe Author of C. S. Lewis Remembered and The Inklings of Oxford, Poe serves as Charles Colson Professor of Faith and Culture at Union University
  • Ben Mitchell Internationally recognized ethicist and author of Does God Need Our Help?: Cloning, Assisted Suicide, & Other Challenges of Bioethics and Graves Professor of Moral Theology at Union University

REGISTRATION FEE - $75, students $25
Registration Form (.pdf)

Registration includes the Saturday night banquet in the Great Hall where we will enjoy an "Inklings Evening" presided over by Nigel Goodwin

Other meals may be taken in Black Mountain or at Montreat College

Lodging - Participants may make reservations at a local hotel of your choice in Black Mountain. Accommodations (.pdf)

For further details, contact Dr. Hal Poe at 731-661-5404 or e-mail hpoe@uu.edu

Sponsored by The Inklings Fellowship
With support from Montreat College and Union University