Filled with twists, turns, and surprises, Believing in Narnia
offers clear, kid-friendly explanations of Christian symbols in the characters and events throughout The Chronicles of Narnia
series. Young Narnia
enthusiasts will delight as they are taken on a fun-filled journey, exploring the many facets of Christian icons embedded within Lewis' magnificent works. Maps of the magical lands, fun factoids, and interactive question and answer sections round out this remarkable volume, making it the ideal addition to any Narnia buff's collection.
Think you know all there is to know about The Chronicles of Narnia? Readers will learn fascinating facts such as:
- Turkish Delight, Edmund's favorite sweet treat, symbolizes two ideas: temptation and the notion that evil knows our weakest spots and uses that to attack us.
- Father Christmas represents the story of Jesus coming to earth to save people from their sins.
- His gifts to three of the Pevensie siblings represent spiritual gifts.
- With Jesus in your heart, you can bring the light of God's love into dark places, as the lamppost did in the woods of Narnia.
- The lion Aslan, king of Narnia, represents Jesus.
- When Susan and Lucy go to Aslan after he dies, they are a lot like the Bible's two Mary's, who went to Jesus' tomb to take care of His body.
- The door in The Last Battle represents death, and death does not have to be scary for followers of Jesus.
- Peter's relationship with Aslan represents the honor that should be passed between fathers and sons, and between God and His sons and daughters.
Featuring questions and trivia from young contributors, kids will also find explorations of characters, events, places, and themes, and discussion questions for homeschools, families, and small groups. Recommended for ages 7 to 11.