Companion to Narnia

Author: Paul F. Ford

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

ISBN: 9780020849407

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 450

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A complete guide to the themes, characters, and events of C.S. Lewis's enchanting world of Narnia. Foreword by Madeleine L'Engle. Illustrated.

Companion to Narnia, Revised Edition

A Complete Guide to the Magical World of C.S. Lewis's THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA

Author: Paul F. Ford

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0060791276

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 560

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Step into the Wardrobe This peerless companion has served as an adventurer's passport to the land of Narnia for twenty-five years and was used by the cast and crew of the major motion picture The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. From Aslan, the Great Lion, to Zardeenah, the mysterious lady of the night, this comprehensive, accessible book contains hundreds of alphabetically arranged and indexed entries covering all the characters, events, places, and themes that Lewis brilliantly wove into his timeless and magical world. For readers of all ages, this is the perfect guide for the enchanted world of C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia.

Pocket Companion to Narnia

A Guide to the Magical World of C.S. Lewis

Author: Paul F. Ford

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061749575

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 384

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The pocket guide is an adventurer's passport to the land of Narnia. From Aslan, the great lion, to Zardeenah, the mysterious lady of the night, this comprehensive and accessible companion contains hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries covering all the characters, events, places, and themes that Lewis magically wove into his timeless and magical world. This little book will be perfect for the millions of kids and parents who already love the Narnia books and want to go deeper into that world, as well as for those newly drawn to the story by the Narnia movie. The Pocket Companion is a perfect gift book, a natural movie tie-in, and will continue to help readers and fans get closer to the magical world of Narnia for years to come.

Narnia Beckons

C.S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and Beyond

Author: Theodore Baehr,James Baehr

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805440429

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 184

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Presents essays by C.S. Lewis experts in order to help readers gain a better understanding of the deeper Christian meanings within the novel and examines the television and movie productions.

The Chronicles of Narnia and Philosophy

The Lion, the Witch, and the Worldview

Author: Gregory Bassham,Jerry L. Walls,William Irwin

Publisher: Open Court

ISBN: 0812698096

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

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The Chronicles of Narnia series has entertained millions of readers, both children and adults, since the appearance of the first book in 1950. Here, scholars turn the lens of philosophy on these timeless tales. Engagingly written for a lay audience, these essays consider a wealth of topics centered on the ethical, spiritual, mythic, and moral resonances in the adventures of Aslan, the Pevensie children, and the rest of the colorful cast. Do the spectacular events in Narnia give readers a simplistic view of human choice and decision making? Does Aslan offer a solution to the problem of evil? What does the character of Susan tell readers about Lewis’s view of gender? How does Lewis address the Nietzschean “master morality” embraced by most of the villains of the Chronicles? With these and a wide range of other questions, this provocative book takes a fresh view of the world of Narnia and expands readers’ experience of it.

Step Into Narnia Children's Companion

Author: C. S. Lewis,E. J. Kirk

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007206119

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 63

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Just in time for the live-action movie of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in November 2005, this companion is perfect for children too young to read the original. It's packed with fun facts about the characters, places and magic, and has interactive sections such as a bravery test and mix and match columns.

C.S. Lewis—On the Christ of a Religious Economy, 3.1

I. Creation and Sub-Creation

Author: P. H. Brazier

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1621896390

Category: Religion

Page: 318

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C. S. Lewis--On the Christ of a Religious Economy I, Creation and Sub-Creation opens with Lewis on creation, the fall into original sin, and the human condition before God and how such an understanding permeated all his work, post-conversion. For Lewis, Christ, the second person of the Trinity, is the agent of creation and its redeemer. This leads into Lewis's representation through sub-creation: explaining salvation history and the purpose of the creation and the creature through story (The Chronicles of Narnia, The Space Trilogy, Screwtape, etc.), but also the question of multiple incarnations, and the encounters he pens between Aslan-Christ and creatures. What does this tell us about the human predicament and our state after the fall? This volume forms the first part of the third book in a series of studies on the theology of C. S. Lewis titled C. S. Lewis: Revelation and the Christ. The books are written for academics and students, but also, crucially, for those people, ordinary Christians, without a theology degree who enjoy and gain sustenance from reading Lewis's work.

The A-Z of C.S. Lewis

An Encyclopaedia of His Life, Thought, and Writings

Author: Colin Duriez

Publisher: Lion Books

ISBN: 0745957897

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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This fascinating volume brings together all the aspects of C S Lewis's life and thought. It will delight anyone who is interested in C S Lewis and wants to learn more about him. Arranged in alphabetical order The A-Z of C S Lewis begins with The Abolition of Man a book written in 1943 and described by Lewis as almost my favourite to Wormwood, a character in The Screwtape Letters. Lewis's work is widely known and regarded, but enthusiasts are often only aware of one small part his children's stories and his popular theology and yet he wrote so much more, including science fiction and literary criticism. This is an enormously readable and attractive work that will be read time and time again.

The Cambridge Companion to C. S. Lewis

Author: Robert MacSwain,Michael Ward

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139828320

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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A distinguished academic, influential Christian apologist, and best-selling author of children's literature, C. S. Lewis is a controversial and enigmatic figure who continues to fascinate, fifty years after his death. This Companion is a comprehensive single-volume study written by an international team of scholars to survey Lewis's career as a literary historian, popular theologian, and creative writer. Twenty-one expert voices from the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, Princeton University, and Wheaton College, among many other places of learning, analyze Lewis's work from theological, philosophical, and literary perspectives. Some chapters consider his professional contribution to fields such as critical theory and intellectual history, while others assess his views on issues including moral knowledge, gender, prayer, war, love, suffering, and Scripture. The final chapters investigate his work as a writer of fiction and poetry. Original in its approach and unique in its scope, this Companion shows that C. S. Lewis was much more than merely the man behind Narnia.

Surprised by Laughter Revised and Updated

The Comic World of C.S. Lewis

Author: Terry Lindvall

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1595554793

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 496

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For C. S. Lewis, merriment was serious business, and like no book before it, Surprised by Laughter explains why. Author Terry Lindvall takes readers on a highly amusing and deeply meaningful journey through the life and letters of one of the most beloved Christian thinkers and writers. As Lindvall shows, the unique magic of Lewis's approach was his belief that explosive and infectious joy dwells deep in the heart of Christian faith. Readers can never fully understand Lewis, his life or his legacy until they learn to laugh with him.