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Today’s host is Kerby Anderson. During the first hour, Kerby speaks with Norman Stone. Norman is the director of THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis. In the second hour, Kerby welcomes Louis Markos to the mic. Professor Markos shares his thoughts on what Plato got right and wrong.

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Kerby Anderson
Kerby Anderson
Host, Point of View Radio Talk Show

Kerby Anderson is host of Point of View Radio Talk Show and also serves as the President of Probe Ministries. He holds masters degrees from Yale University (science) and Georgetown University (government). He also serves as a visiting professor at Dallas Theological Seminary and has spoken on dozens of university campuses including University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University, Princeton University, Johns HopkinsRead More

Norman Stone
Producer | Director | Film Maker
Norman Stone began his professional career in television as the youngest producer/director to work at the BBC, and quickly established himself as a top film maker with A Different Drummer.

Four years later, he created Shadowlands, the film drama on the love and loss of C.S. Lewis, which earned many awards. Other dramas followed including two of BBC’s Miss Marples films.
Always interested in experimenting with new forms of storytelling,

Stone went on to create and direct The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, before making the gritty Glasgow film, Man Dancin’ which collected more international awards. A string of new dramas followed, including C.S. Lewis - Beyond Narnia, Florence Nightingale, The Narnia Code, and the award winning KJB - The Book that Changed the World.
n 2020, he completed a major feature documentary narrated by Ewan McGregor, The Final Fix, exploring an effective new treatment for drug addiction, and during lockdown, he wrote and directed a C.S. Lewis drama, The Most Reluctant Convert.

Norman is currently preparing a challenging feature film, Raising Hell, the true story of the battle to beat child prostitution in Victorian England. He’s also developing a new TV action series, ROK, set in Gibraltar and the Mediterranean.
Louis Markos Show Page
Louis Markos, PhD
Professor of English | Scholar in Residence - Houston Baptist University
Louis Markos (PhD, University of Michigan) is professor of English and scholar in residence at Houston Baptist University. He is the author of many books, including Myth Made Fact: Reading Greek and Roman Mythology through Christian Eyes, Ancient Voices: An Insider's Look at Classical Greece, From Achilles to Christ: Why Christians Should Read the Pagan Classics, Atheism on Trial: Refuting the Modern Arguments Against God, On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue in Tolkien and Lewis, and Restoring Beauty: The Good, the True, and the Beautiful in the Writings of C. S. Lewis.
From Plato to Christ: How Platonic Thought Shaped the Christian Faith
Quite a bit, it turns out. In ways that might surprise us, Christians throughout the history of the church and even today have inherited aspects of the ancient Greek philosophy of Plato, who was both Socrates's student and Aristotle's teacher.
To help us understand the influence of Platonic thought on the Christian faith, Louis Markos offers careful readings of some of Plato's best-known texts and then traces the ways that his work shaped the faith of some of Christianity's most beloved theologians, including Gregory of Nyssa, Augustine, Dante, and C. S. Lewis.
With Markos's guidance, readers can ascend to a true understanding of Plato's influence on the faith.
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