The Paganism of Narnia

In a new article at CanadianChristianity.com, Peter T. Chattaway speaks the much-avoided truth about C.S. Lewis's wonderland.This should try the patience of many Christians who celebrate The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe as some kind of opposite to Harry Potter and other fantasy stories.Too bad. Peter's right. The Chronicles of Narnia are full of references to pagan mythology. … [Read more...]

Specials: Aslan & Paganism, Serenity and Government

Today's specials:Peter T. Chattaway has been threatening to write an article about just how much pagan mythology is scattered throughout The Chronicles of Narnia, and I hope he does it. There has been a lot written about why Narnia is "good" and Harry Potter's world is "bad," but the situation isn't nearly that simple. There are so many similarities between the two series, and I think Chattaway's going to highlight that for us one of these days. At least, I hope he does. Someone … [Read more...]


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