Members of the Inklings

The Heart of this Unique Fellowship


C.S. Lewis

(1898-1963)
Catalyst for this creative community.
Oxford & Cambridge professor.
Creator of Narnia.
Advocate of "mere Christianity."
Devoted disciple of Jesus.

J.R.R. Tolkien

(1892-1973)
Close friend and colleague of C.S. Lewis
Creator of Middle Earth
Author of The Hobbit,
Lord of the Rings,
and The Silmarillion.

Warren Lewis

(1895-1973)
Brother & Intimate Friend of C.S. Lewis.
Veteran of WWI & WWII
Author of The Splendid Century,
Sunset of the Splendid Century,
and other historical works.

Charles Williams

(1886-1945)
Respected friend of C.S. Lewis.
Writer, editor and lecturer.
Author of "supernatural thrillers"
including Place of the Lion,
and various other titles.

Owen Barfield

(1898-1997)
Lifelong friend of C.S. Lewis.
"wisest... of my unofficial teachers"
A "great war" erupted between the two
with Barfield's conversion to Anthroposophy,
yet their friendship survived.

Honorary Members

Helen Joy Davidman

(1915-1960)
Beloved wife of C.S. Lewis.
Gifted poet and author of
Smoke on the Mountain,
War Poems of the United Nations
and more.

Doug Gresham

(1945- )
Faithful step-son of C.S. Lewis.
"a very bright spot in my life"
Author of Lenten Lands,
Director with his wife Merrie
of Rathvinden Ministries.

Gandalf

(uncertain)
Wizard of Middle Earth


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