Not a Tame Lion
Join C S Lewis scholar Professor Edwards on a literary journey into the heart of Narnia – that enchanting world just down the hall or inside a wardrobe! This is an engaging study of key characters in the Narnia books,...
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Join C S Lewis scholar Professor Edwards on a literary journey into the heart of Narnia – that enchanting world just down the hall or inside a wardrobe! This is an engaging study of key characters in the Narnia books, seen through their interactions with King Aslan.
1. Inklings Of Neverland C.S. Lewis And The Origns Of Narnia^2. Encountering Aslan The Danger Of Goodness^3. Valor Finds Validation Reigning With Aslan^4. Victory Over Vanity Transformations And Revivals^5. Villainy Meets Viciousness Witches Traitors And Betrayers^6. Vindication And Valediction Last Battles Last Words^
- - King Aslan . . . is the heart and the soul of the Narnian universe that is always just down the hall from us, hidden in a wardrobe, beckoning from a painting, or calling us home in the deepest regions of our beings. May you find him, not only in Narnia, but in this world as well. - ?A?So begins the journey on which Bruce Edwards invites you to join him in his study of the spiritual world of Narnia as seen through the lives of its inhabitants. Not a Tame Lion focuses on key character traits in the Chronicles - - goodness, valor, vanity, villainy, and viciousness - - and the vindication of goodness in the great lion king, Aslan.Travel to the land of Narnia for the first time - - or the eightieth - - and discover anew the depths and insights that make C. S. Lewis - 's classic series the treasure it has been for decades.
A study of the spiritual world of Narnia as seen through the main characters' interactions with Aslan the Lion. An introductory chapter focuses on the spiritual world of C. S. Lewis and the origins of Narnia. The other chapters focus on character traits of key characters in the Narnia series--goodness, valor, poise under pressure, grace, humility, stubbornness, viciousness, and the vindication of goodness. Includes study questions for group study. ^In brief: ^Introduces new readers to the world of Narnia and the main characters found in the series. Provides spiritual insights about the series by focusing on the lives of the main characters in the series.A short section of small-group study questions in the back of the book.
Bruce L. Edwards is Professor and Associate Dean at Bowling Green State University. His works include The C. S. Lewis Readers Encyclopaedia, for which he served on the editorial board and wrote 25 entries, The Taste of the Pineapple: Essays on C. S. Lewis as Critic, Reader, and Imaginative Writer, Not a Tame Lion: The Spiritual World of Narnia, Further Up and Further In: Understanding C. S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and most recently he has edited the 1400 page four volume C. S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy: Volume 1: An Examined Life; Volume 2: Fantasist, Mythmaker, and Poet; Volume 3; Apologist, Philospher, and Theologian; Volume 4: Scholar, Teacher, and Public Intellectual.