Worth Revisiting: A Christian Allegory

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Aslan says that he is known by many names, in many lands and that they will have to discover him and find out his name in their own world.

s-l1000My favorite book as a child is still my favorite series, The Narnia Chronicles by Catholic author, C.S. Lewis, excluding the Bible of course. It does seem ridiculous because I am an English Literature major who has read thousands of masterpieces, classics, novels, poems, essays, and articles.

What can I say? When I am asked, “What is your favorite book?”, The Narnia Chronicles immediately pop into my mind. I smile and all else fades into the background.


I read the entire series again about ten years ago and I was delighted. C.S. Lewis manages to reveal profound Christian truths in an enchanting tale that captivates little ones.


This is not a heavy-handed, pedantic Victorian style morality tale that pretends to be fiction…

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