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The Spirituality of Narnia

The Deeper Magic of C.S. Lewis

by John, P. Bowen

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Regent College Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Religion / Christian Literature,
  • Christianity - Literature & the Arts,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Classic Works

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9610795M
    ISBN 101573834025
    ISBN 109781573834025
    OCLC/WorldCa81601356


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The Spirituality of Narnia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many people love the Narnia stories. However, not all readers k /5(9).

This is a book-by-book narrative and quite well done. I read the Narnia Chronicles years ago and caught a few of the spiritual references but not all by far. C.S. Lewis was such a master of story telling, bringing in the meaning of scriptural passages: the dangers of pride, forgiveness, sacrifice, the worth of each individual.4/5(18).

That world was Narnia, and when Lewis wrote that world into existence, he created more than a story — he created the possibility for a moral and spiritual journey. “The Chronicles of Narnia” span seven books, each a narrative unto itself, that come together to form a larger whole.

Lewis started writing these stories with “The Lion, the. Many people love the Narnia stories. However, not all readers know the deep spirituality that underlies them.

In some ways, the stories mirror Lewis’ own wrestling with his spiritual longings, and seek to help others on the same journey. He wants us to feel, as he himself came to feel, that what we long for at the deepest level of our being is to be part of a great story.

The Chronicles of Narnia (The Chronicles of Narnia #), C.S. Lewis The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of seven fantasy novels by C. Lewis. It is considered a classic of children's literature and is the author's best-known work, having sold over million copies in 47 languages.

Inspiration Christian Symbolism in Narnia By Tom Snyder and Ted Baehr Narnia Beckons. – Editor’s Note: If you have not read the book or seen the movie, please be aware there are some plot spoilers in the following discussion.

Erudite Christian author and evangelist/philosopher C.S. Lewis was pretty clear about the basic Christian symbolism in the seven books of his children’s.

The Chronicles of Narnia series was written by C.S. Lewis in the s, when he was a high-powered Oxford professor and perhaps the 20th Century’s most famous convert to atheist.

12 Spiritual Lessons from 'Prince Caspian' By Kris Rasmussen It has been more than two years since moviegoers had a chance to visit the magical, mystical land of C.S. Lewis's Narnia. Many people love the Narnia stories. However, not all readers know the deep spirituality that underlies them.

In some ways, the stories mirror Lewis' own wrestling with his spiritual longings, and seek to help others on the same journey. He wants us to feel, as he himself came to feel, that what we long for at the deepest level of our being is to be part of a great story, indeed The Great Pages:   The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S.

Lewis, is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times: in childhood, early adulthood, and late in brief, four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is The Spirituality of Narnia book more than it seems/5(K).

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All. Many people love the Narnia stories. However, not all readers know the deep spirituality that underlies them. In some ways, the stories mirror Lewis' own wrestling with his spiritual longings, and seek to help others on the same journey.

He Pages:   As a believer in Michael Ward's "Planet Narnia" theory, I believe any new Narnia book aspiring to legitimacy would have to also represent a planet, its namesake god/goddess and corresponding spiritual state. At least they do in my relationship to the Narnia books.

Narnia is boundless, yet relatable. It’s a land full of magic, yet clear values. It’s a land with a rich culture, mythology, and spirituality.

Narnia is the personification of an unexplainable longing, Lewis’ “deep desire which we can’t describe or satisfy.”. The spiritual journey of author C.S. Lewis, filmed on location in Oxford, England, where he created the beloved Chronicles of Narnia books.

Jadis is the main antagonist of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and The Magician's Nephew in C. Lewis's series, The Chronicles of is commonly referred to as the White Witch in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, as she is the Witch who froze Narnia in the Hundred Years Winter.

Some recent editions of the books include brief notes, added by later editors, that describe the. The Last Battle is the seventh and final book in C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia, a series that has become part of the canon of classic literature, drawing readers and listeners of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over 50 years.

Shelves: audio-book, faith, nonfiction, faith-christian, faith-religion, narnia, faith-spirituality, books-about-books "With the possible exception of J.R.R.

Tolkien, no twentieth-century writer more masterfully married the enchantment of fantasy with the enrichment of faith/5. Narnia: Unlocking the Wardrobe is your companion to understanding the well-loved books that make up the Chronicles of Narnia.

This accessible guide examines the allegory and symbolism found in each of the seven Narnia books. Each chapter covers one book in the series, giving insight into characters, settings, and author C. Lewis's worldview. Narnia Reading Order.

Is The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe or The Magician’s Nephew the first book in The Chronicles of Narnia by C. Lewis. Why are there multiple orders. Answers below Publication Order. The books were originally published in this order: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ().

Experience all seven tales of C. Lewis's classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, in one impressive paperback volume.

C.S. Lewis' classic series is now available in an attractive streamlined paperback volume that includes the complete text of all seven books. A Pauline Baynes illustrations pulled from the original s editions graces each chapter, and the unabridged text. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: Pauline Baynes Skip to.

The stories of old Narnia, when the Sons and Daughters of Adam ruled and Aslan moved among them, are considered to be fairy tales. Lord Miraz (Sergio Castellitto) is the ruthless ruler of Narnia now, although his nephew, Prince Caspian (Ben Barnes), is the legitimate heir to the throne.

However, it was a book I approached with no shortage of skepticism. This stemmed from a few sources: my guard was up for any Narnia-related works after the Andrew Adamson/Walden Media film adaptations blundered through the first three works of the series.

And Ward published a less scholarly version of the book titled The Narnia Code. Based on the 2nd in the series of books by C.S. Lewis, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," the film tells the story of 4 children who go to live with an old professor during the day, while playing hide and seek, Lucy, the youngest of the children, finds a wardrobe which leads to a magical land called Narnia.

The subtitle to this book says it all: A Complete Guide to the Magical World of C.S. Lewis's 'The Chronicles of Narnia'. Over pages, Paul Ford provides an in-depth look at characters, themes, philosophies literary patterns and structures, and nearly anything else relevant to /5(30).

In Finding God in the Land of Narnia, best-selling authors Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware explore the deep spiritual themes of redemption and grace found in the popular Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S.

Lewis. With amazing clarity that captures the tone and style of C.S. Lewis himself, the authors offer a depth of insight that will surprise even. Written init is the first of the seven-volume series The Chronicles of Narnia, which collectively have sold more than 85 million books in 29 languages.

Lewis, a lecturer in medieval and Renaissance literature at Oxford and Cambridge, became well known as a Christian apologist for his radio shows and books Mere Christianity, The Problem.

Would you love to read C.S. Lewis’ masterpiece series The Chronicles of Narnia, Ancient Faith Radio has made audio books of all 7 books of The Spiritual Power of Our Lady’s Apparitions: How Mary’s Messages Can Guide You This Lent.

Mar 3,   The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is about our spiritual journey, and the transformation we experience along the way—nowhere is this clearer. By now just about everyone knows C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia has a lot of Christian themes; Lewis himself wasn’t exactly shy about his faith and its impact on his writing.

Only people who read the books as kids, with no clue as to their background, are shocked to discover a magical lion who is the son of the “Emperor Over the Sea,” and who is killed in a ritual and then.

In contrast to Holbrook, Laura Miller's The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Guide to Narnia () finds in the Narnia books a deep spiritual and moral meaning from a non-religious perspective. Blending autobiography and literary criticism, Miller (a co-founder of ) discusses how she resisted her Catholic upbringing as a child; she loved.

This was all the more impressive for a Narnia book, because unlike Middle-Earth and other realms, I wasn’t wild about the place. But I wanted the tale of Shasta and Bree to last forever. It’s a full-blown adventure that makes the first four books look like fables, mostly due to.

The following is an excerpt from Carl McColman's book, 'The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader: Spiritual Lessons from C.S.

Lewis's Narnia'. The final chapter of the story, like the one preceding it, is filled with imagery of beauty and awe, of letting go but also of the peace that passes understanding. In Narnia, virtually every fairy tale or mythic creature imaginable comes alive.

But unlike much fantasy, such as the realm of Harry Potter, Narnia is another world—a separate creation from ours. In Narnia, what we would call "magic" is simply part of the created order (the wardrobe is actually from Narnia too, although this is known from a. CS Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia are now acclaimed as the standard for what is considered ‘classic’ in Children’s fantasy literature.

The seven book series, The Chronicles of Narnia were first published in the s. CS Lewis wanted to write a ‘good’ story rather than a ‘Christian’ story.

Question: "Should a Christian read the Chronicles of Narnia series or see the movies?" Answer: Each time a new movie or TV version of The Chronicles of Narnia comes out, many people find a renewed interest in C.S.

Lewis' classic series. This seven-book series features witches, mythical creatures, talking animals, magical spells, and far-off worlds, prompting Christians to ask the question:.

That book the librarian handed me, so long ago, set me on my own spiritual journey. Whenever I caught a whiff of Narnia, of a world behind the world, more fluid and magical than this, I pursued it.

The books have also been adapted many different times for television, radio, stage and more. There is some dispute vis-a-vis the order of The Chronicles of Narnia. The only questions are where to place The Magician’s Nephew and The Horse and His Boy, which take place earlier than their publication order.

C.S. Lewis was famous for more than the always-iconic Chronicles of famed British author was also known for his deep interest in religion. Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams offers fascinating insight into The Chronicles of Narnia, the popular series of novels by one of the most influential Christian authors of the modern era, C.

S. Lewis. Lewis once referred to certain kinds of book as a "mouthwash for the imagination.". In a letter where Lewis lays out the basic themes of the Narnia books, Lewis says Dawn Treader is about “spiritual journey, especially Reepicheep.” It makes a lot of sense when you start.