David C. Downing, PhD, is the R. W. Schlosser Professor of English at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. He is the author of four award-winning books on C.?S. Lewis: Planets in Peril, The Most Reluctant Convert, Into the Region of Awe: Mysticism in C.?S. Lewis and Into the Wardrobe: C.?S. Lewis and the Narnia Chronicles . Downing has also written short fiction for Christianity Today and other periodicals.