Cs Lewis Christian Fantasy

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C.S.Lewis: Religious Fantasy Fiction Author Have you ever wondered how people can make such creative books as if it is nothing? C.S. Lewis was the phenomenal author of the seven, creative The Chronicles of Narnia books which he has sold more than 100 million copies. Lewis was born on November 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland. He was known for his Christian Faith literary works as well as his Fantasy works. Growing up struggling with his faith, C.S. Lewis, the author of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, was strongly criticized for his fantasy conflicting with Christianity, yet has been acclaimed a masterpiece in fantasy fiction. C.S. Lewis grew up struggling with his faith. Before his mother died in 1908, Lewis was a wholehearted Christian.…show more content…
Lewis is most famous for his book The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. This is the first out of all the Narnia books. Lewis was most inspired to write his fantasy fiction books by the refugee children who came to stay in his house during the bombings by Nazi Germany (“The Lion” 151). In this specific work, Lewis makes several different references to the bible, directly and indirectly, to make the story have more of a Christian meaning (“The Lion” 163). Characters Lucy, Aslan, and Edmund who lived during World War II in England were set to defeat the White Witch in Narnia. Most of the novel is set in the magical land of Narnia during World War II. Narnia is a mythical land where there are talking animals and the evil White Witch who declares that she is the queen of Narnia. This book was a turning point in Lewis’s writing career and has really out done what was expected by the public. The overall series was by far the best work of his career. Donald Glover asserts, “The Narnia books are more than simply in another world: they create and establish that orld as the proving ground for obedience, belief, sacrifice, redemption, and so many more self-transcendent messages that we cannot record all of them” (qtd. in “The Lion” #109). The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe taught Christian faith & the possibility of the impossible in Narnia. The Narnia books, especially The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, are very special in the way they get their points across. His work brings the readers into a whole new dimension of imagination, it even gets the readers debating religion. There are other messages that deal with life, friends, family and religion in his works that are essentially
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