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Book reviews for each volume of VII are listed alongside each respective issue. Click here to view reviews for Volume 35 and Volume 36 respectively.

Volume 34

  • Review Essays (Download PDF)
    • Adam Schwartz, Review Essay: "G.K. Chesterton's Jewish Problem," a review of Chesterton and the Jews: Friend, Critic, Defender by Ann Farmer
  • Book Reviews
    • Jay Moses, "Review of Bandersnatch: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings by Diana Pavlac Glyer (Download PDF)
    • Corey Latta, "Review of Deeper Magic: The Theology Behind the Writings of C.S. Lewis by Donald T. Williams" (Download PDF)
  • Book Notes (Download PDF)
    •  Zachary A. Rhone, The Great Tower of Elfland: The Mythopoeic Worldview of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton, and George MacDonald
    • James Schall, editor, The Satisfied Crocodile: Essays on G.K. Chesterton
    • Thomas Honegger and Maureen F. Mann, editors, Laughter in Middle-earth: Humour in and around the Works of JRR Tolkien

Volume 33

  • Supplement (Download PDF)
    • Supplement to “Villainous Handwriting”: A Chronological Study of C.S. Lewis’s Script, VII 33: pp.73-94.
  • Book Reviews (Download PDF)
    • David Paul Deavel, "Review of The Woman Who Was Chesterton by Nancy Carpentier Brown"
    • Bryan McGraw, "Review of C.S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law by Justin Buckley Dyer and Micah J. Watson"
    • Daniel Train, "Review of The Surprising Imagination of C.S. Lewis: An Introduction by Jerry Root and Mark Neal"
    • James Beitler, "Review of Approaches to Teaching Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and Other Works, edited by Leslie A. Donovan"
    • Rev. Nancy E. Topolewski, Ph.D, "Review of Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop"
  • Book Notes (Download PDF)
    • Janet Brennan Croft editor, Baptism of Fire: The Birth of the Modern British Fantastic in World
      War I
    • Diana Pavlac Glyer, Bandersnatch: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings
    • Michael Ward and Peter S. Williams, editors, C.S. Lewis at Poets’ Corner
    • Curtis and Mary Pomroy Key, editors, Women and C.S. Lewis: What His Life and Literature Reveal for Today’s Culture
    • Chris R. Armstrong, Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians: Finding Authentic Faith in a Forgotten Age with C.S. Lewis
    • Stewart Goetz, A Philosophical Walking Tour with C.S. Lewis: Why It Did Not Include Rome
    • Monika B. Hilder, The Feminine Ethos in C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia; The Gender Dance: Ironic Subversion in C.S. Lewis’s Cosmic TrilogySurprised by the Feminine: A Rereading of C.S. Lewis and
    • Don W. King, Yet One More Spring: A Critical Study of Joy Davidman
    • Alister E. McGrath, The Intellectual World of C.S. Lewis
    • James W. Menzies, True Myth: C.S. Lewis and Joseph Campbell on the Veracity of Christianity
    • William O’Flaherty, C.S. Lewis Goes to Hell: A Companion and Study Guide to The Screwtape Letters
    • Nancy-Lou Patterson, Ransoming the Waste Land: Papers on C.S. Lewis’s Space Trilogy, Chronicles of Narnia, and Other Works Volume I-III
    • Kyoko Yuasa, C.S. Lewis and Christian Postmodernism: Word, Image, and Beyond
    • Roberto Arduini and Claudio A. Testi, editors, The Broken Scythe: Death and Immortality in the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien
    • Martin Simonson, editor, Representations of Nature in Middle-earth
    • James Stuart Bell, The Spiritual World of The Hobbit
    • Devin Brown, Hobbit Lessons: A Map for Life’s Unexpected Journeys
    • Anne Marie Gazzolo, Moments of Grace and Spiritual Warfare in The Lord of the Rings
    • Christopher MacLachlan, Tolkien and Wagner: The Ring and Der Ring
    • Michael Muhling, The Real Middle-Earth: Discovering the Origin of The Lord of the Rings
    • Dimitra Fimi and Andrew Higgins, editors, J.R.R. Tolkien, A Secret Vice: Tolkien on Invented Languages
    • Verlyn Flieger, editor, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Story of Kullervo
    • Alana M. Vincent, Culture, Communion, and Recovery: Tolkienian FairyStory and Inter-Religious Exchange

Volume 32

  • Book Reviews (Download PDF)
    • Andrew Lazo, "Review of Joy: Poet, Seeker, and the Woman Who Captivated C.S. Lewis by Abigail Santamaria"
    • Andrew Lazo, Review of Joy Davidman, A Naked Tree: Love Sonnets to C.S. Lewis and Other Poems, edited by Don W. King"
    • Laura Schmidt, "Review of Logos Bible Software: Logos 6, C.S. Lewis Books Collection"
    • Daniel Gabelman, "Review of George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin and Other Fairy Tales, edited by Shelley King and John B. Pierce"
    • Rev. Nancy E. Topolewski, Ph.D, "Review of Under the Mercy: Charles Williams and the Holy Grail by Robert Peirano"

Volume 31

  • Joel Heck, "C.S. Lewis's 'Modern Theology and Biblical Criticism' in Context" (Download PDF)

Volume 28

  • G.K. Chesteron, "Two Essays on George MacDonald," with an Introduction by Daniel Gabelman (Download PDF)
  • Michael Ward, "Quality or Quantity? A Response to Justin Barrett's Quantitative Analysis of Planet Narnia" (Download PDF)

Volume 27

  • Justin L. Barrett, "Some Planets in Narnia: A Quantitative Investigation of the Planet Narnia Thesis" (Download PDF)

Volume 26

  • Christine M. Fletcher, "Dorothy L. Sayers Writings about Work, the Economy and Social Conditions: An Annotated Bibliography" (Download PDF)
  • Norbert Feinendegen and Stephen Thorson, "A Dialogue Concluded: 'Enjoyment' and 'Contemplation' as Used in Owen Barfield and C.S. Lewis's 'Great War'" (Download PDF)