C.S. Lewis & Narnia For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 4, 2011 - Religion - 384 pages
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Explore C.S. Lewis's life, works, and the world of Narnia the fun and easy way.

Curious about C.S. Lewis and The Chronicles of Narnia? This plain-English guide provides a friendly introduction to the master storyteller and Christian apologist, revealing the meanings behind The Chronicles of Narnia and The Screwtape Letters as well as his other works. You'll also discover why Lewis went from being a confirmed atheist to a committed Christian and how he addressed his beliefs in his writings.

* How his life influenced his writings
* His friendship with Tolkien and the Inklings
* The parallels between Narnia and Christianity
* His use of allegory and symbolism
* Resources for further exploration

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User Review  - danaenicole - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this one. I even learned a few things. :) It's a good reference for C.S. Lewis' writings. I like that Wagner acknowledges that his readers will not all be Christians, but doesn't attempt to ... Read full review

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Just what would Lewis have thought about being the subject of a book in the "For Dummies" series? Perhaps he would have been pleased to discover that, despite its title, this volume contains a wealth ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Richard Wagner is author of The Gospel Unplugged and several books in the For Dummies series, including Christianity For Dummies and Christian Prayer For Dummies. He is also publisher of Digitalwalk.com, a Web site for challenging and encouraging Christians living in a digital, postmodern age. Richard has been an avid student of C.S. Lewis’s works for over 20 years.

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