Finding God in the Land of Narnia
In "Finding God in the Land of Narnia, " best-selling authors Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware explore the deep spiritual themes of redemption and grace found in the popular Chronicles of Narnia series by C. S. Lewis. With amazing clarity that captures the tone and style of C. S. Lewis himself, the authors offer a depth of insight that will surprise even the most ardent Lewis fan. Each chapter will help readers gain not only a deeper understanding of the popular Lewis series, but a deeper understanding of God himself.
- Hardback | 185 pages
- 130 x 202 x 22mm | 322.06g
- 25 Feb 2006
- Tyndale House Publishers
- Wheaton, IL, United States
"The Kingdom of God is nearer than you think." Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy knew they had encountered a wonderful place when they stumbled through the wardrobe and into Narnia, a delightful land beyond anything they could have imagined. We know it, too, when we read these books by C. S. Lewis. Although this series has delighted readers for generations, the excitement always feels new and fresh each time we venture into a world of magical rings, beautiful landscapes, and great, talking beasts. But more than simply a phenomenal children's series, C. S. Lewis's stories hold a secret far deeper and far grander than what first appears. For at the heart of these books is the greatest story ever told: the story of God's love for his people. Embedded within these classic tales are hints of eternity, glimpses of heaven, and reminders of God's power and love for his children. "In Finding God in the Land of Narnia, " authors Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware lead us on a guided tour through Lewis's imaginary world, pointing out along the way the many connections to our faith. Take your children to Narnia, and introduce them to the heart of an amazingly powerful and enchanting Creator.
Back cover copy
"Now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story. . . ." Best-selling authors Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware ("Finding God in the Lord of the Rings") once again unpack a world of fantasy to reveal the Great Story hidden within. For over fifty years, adults and children alike have stepped through the wardrobe, and their imaginations have been baptized in Lewis' mystical world of wonder and enchantment. C. S. Lewis fans will love the many surprising insights the authors uncover, and parents will discover new ways to show their children God's character and presence in their lives. With more than 65 million copies sold and a major feature film based on the series, "The Chronicles of Narnia" captures more imaginations today than ever before. "Finding God in the Land of Narnia" is an exciting excursion among the snow-covered forests, talking beasts, and walking trees; along the way, you'll see how author C. S. Lewis expertly wraps the promise of heaven within the dreams of a fairyland. As the great Lion, Aslan, says about our brief sojourn through Narnia: "By knowing me here for a little, you may know me better there." So slip through the wardrobe for a while to explore the land of Narnia. You just might be surprised by who you find there!