David Downing

David C. Downing is director (along with his wife Crystal Downing) of the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College in Illinois. He has published a number of works on C. S. Lewis, including Into the Region of Awe (2005), a study of the influence of Christian mysticism on Lewis’s fiction.

Latest by David Downing in Chronicles

  • Remembering C. S. Lewis
    November 2020

    Remembering C. S. Lewis

    C. S. Lewis was one of the last living specimens of “Old Western Man,” whose worldview was grounded in classical learning and shaped by Christian faith. His was one of the most remarkable writing careers of the 20th century.

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