summary of The Lion, The Witch and
tells us that his Narnia books began with a picture...a faun with
an umbrella, parcels, a lamppost, a snow-covered kingdom.
was the sort of house that you never come to the end of, and it
was full of unexpected places."
to write stories that would...strip away false and mandatory piety
and leave the story of God’s sacrificial love in a wild and
persuasive new guise, galloping with real momentum through fields
the spell of the White Witch is broken, the melting begins.
Lewis would never have described himself as a mystic. Even so he
yearned for and may have experienced the vision of God.