A Family Guide To Narnia: Biblical Truths in C.S. Lewis's by Christin Ditchfield

By Christin Ditchfield

Do you learn The Chronicles of Narnia sensing that the tales are jam-packed with biblical parallels, no matter if you are not continually yes what they're or the place to discover them? This undemanding better half to The Chronicles of Narnia is written for C. S. Lewis readers such as you who are looking to realize the books' biblical and Christian roots. learn it, and you will find that this chapter-by-chapter, book-by-book exam of The Chronicles will widen your non secular vision.

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Lewis’s day saw an immediate connection between “the deplorable word” and the newly developed atom bomb. But Lewis was not warning that nuclear war was the ultimate threat to modern civilization. In fact, he predicted that biological warfare might one day supersede it. Lewis said, “As a Christian, I take it for granted that human history will some day end” (God in the Dock, 1958). The point is not to be concerned about a specific weapon that may be developed, but to realize the capacity for evil that exists in our fallen nature.

Psalm 34:4-5, 8 says, “I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. . ” Throughout their adventures, Polly and Digory have shared the blessing of true friendship. They have experienced the truth of Ecclesiastes 4:9-11: “Two are better than one. . If one falls down, his friend can help him up. . Also if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can 41 one keep warm alone? ” 3 Sound Familiar?

They have brought disaster upon themselves. I S A I A H 3:9 Biblical Parallels and Principles Digory’s misplaced sympathy allows Jadis to escape the Wood and follow the children into our world. Speaking of the wicked, Deuteronomy 7:16 says, “Do not look on them with pity . . ” Jadis treats others as pawns in her quest for power. The psalmist prayed for protection from people like the Queen: “Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; protect me from men of violence, who devise evil plans in their hearts and stir up war every day.

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