Jerry Root

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We were blessed to have Dr. Jerry Root as the speaker for the first With All Your Mind  Event. His topic was CS Lewis' Pilgrimage to Faith: How to Fit the Stone and Shell; Bringing Together the Quest of the Heart and the Questions of the Head.

Dr. Jerry Root is an Associate Professor at Wheaton College where he teaches graduate courses in the MA in Evangelism and Leadership Program as well as courses in the undergraduate Christian Formation and Ministry Department. In addition, Jerry is a visiting professor at Biola University and Talbot Graduate School of Theology in La Mirada, California. He is also the Director of the Evangelism Initiative at Wheaton College and Associate Director of the Billy Graham Center Institute of Strategic Evangelism.

Jerry has written "C. S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil: an Investigation of a Pervasive Theme", co-author of "The Sacrament of Evangelism", and also co-author and co-editor of "The Soul of C. S. Lewis: A Meditative Journey through Twenty-six of His Best Loved Writings". Furthermore, he is co-editor, with Wayne Martindale, of the best selling and award winning "The Quotable C. S. Lewis". Jerry has authored numerous articles and contributed many chapters to other books on topics related to C.S. Lewis. Jerry is also the consulting editor of the new Harper Collins C. S. Lewis Bible. He has lectured on C. S. Lewis at 52 College or University Campuses and in 7 countries around the world. He has taught college and graduate courses on C. S. Lewis for 32 consecutive years.

Here are some YouTube links for samples of Dr. Roots speaking.

God's Unconditional Love (6:01)

A Father's Love (4:06)

Westmont Chapel Service (30:14)

There are several podcasts of Jerry talks at the Kindling Fests. Go to iTunes podcasts and search for "the Kindlings Muse”. His talks are also available by clicking on WAYM podcast above.

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