Tag Archive: C.S. Lewis

Emotional Depth and Imaginary Heights: Fantasy and Sci-Fi Stories That Teach Us How to Love

“I believe that the worth of a story…is dependent upon how much that story can reveal about our own souls, and ultimately, how much it can reveal to us about the Nature of Love…”

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The Victorious Godhead: Good Friday, the Annunciation, and the Inklings

Read this fascinating overview by Beregond on how Good Friday coincided with this year’s Feast of the Annunciation, a fact that also ties into some profound parallels in the writings of the Inklings.

Caspian’s Wife: A Chronicles of Narnia Fan-Fiction Story

“Caulitha entered the Throne Room and was amazed, for what she saw was an exact replica of what had been…On the stairs of the dais, Caulitha saw the statues of her father, aunts, and uncle; she smiled as she slowly walked up the stairs.” (Rated: G)

Aliens: Science Fiction or Reality?

Enjoy this cutting-edge article about the possibility of intelligent life on other planets, and how we as Christians would handle such a discovery.

Magic Must Have a Meaning: Chesterton, Lewis, and Tolkien in Elf-Land

Joseph Pearce, Catholic author and literary analyst, explores the common understanding of fantasy magic held by G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien.

Narnian Eyes: A Sonnet Sequence

“Pray, explain to me then why my heart danced when I first heard His name? How I saw sorrow in His deep, golden eyes? How I can describe His thick, coarse mane?”

The Inside Is Bigger Than the Outside: A Christmas Thought from Narnia for Our World Too

Read this essay about how C.S. Lewis portrayed Christmas in The Chronicles of Narnia as the beginning of spring, and the ending of the ancient evil.

The Catholic and the Convert: A Brief Exploration and Comparison of the Spiritual Influences Behind J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth and C.S. Lewis’s Narnia

Read this stimulating, scholarly overview of the beliefs of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis and how they shaped their literary masterpieces “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Chronicles of Narnia.”