Religious Morality In Narnia

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Within the realm of Narnia, Lewis’ famous novels represent a sense of adventure and chivalry amongst children and creatures in a foreign land. However, whether Lewis had the intentions of surrounding his stories around religious values and the myths of God, is a topic worth noting. Augustinian ideals and views are prevalent and tend to line up with the writings and plot of Narnia. With dramatic climaxes between characters and the sense of religious familiarity with the tone of others, Augustine can be mentioned in the argument towards Genesis relations, Lewis’ attempt at either a supposal or allegory, and Lewis’ authoritative questioning. Augustine believes that God created all things good, and therefore, could not be possible for anything…show more content…
Faced with several challenges of adults and elder people who end up being the wrong person to address. Whether it be the white witch and Edmund failing to understand a correct authority. The White Witch claims to be the queen of Narnia and the ruler of all the land. She is desperate to grab Edmunds attention and service, so she uses her wand and mystical powers to create treats out of thine air. Therefore, holding a power to create something out nothing, a power only God is deemed worthy to have. She appears to Edmund as trustworthy, due to her beauty, but even more so her power to command and create. Edmund is then swindled into her offer of making him a prince, if he would just allow information and the transport of his family to her. Her false sense of welcoming nature, pulls Edmund right into her trap. Aslan a true authority is finally able to redeem his nature and restore his faith. Eustace’s case is different because his parents failed to lead and control him in a manner that promoted adventure and creativity. Left to find humor in pop culture magazines, and to keep his nose in non-fiction books clouded his vision in seeing the world correctly. Eustace was no longer interested in books or knowledge of the fantasy, but rather in science and a fat baby humor. It takes himself also being redeemed by a true authoritative figure in Narnia to open his true vision of the world and to lead him in the correct direction. Both examples dwell on the idea that the witches are both not working for Aslan, and only true authority can come from Aslan. Even with humans in the real world, with characters such as Uncle Andrew who believes that the rules do not apply to him. Uncle Andrew feels a sense of superiority over others, even though that authority was not given to him. On the other hand, people, like the old professor who was put in
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