Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis - Michael Ward

Marvelous. This book is a devotional experience. Wards postulation that CS Lewis crafted the Narnia septet to show 7 aspects of God as the 7 planets from pre-copernican medieval mythology is in my humble estimation brilliant and enlightening. As an added bonus reading this tomb is a instant SAT vocab review. After finishing this book I'm a re-devoted Lewis fan and have been inspired to add more of the classic cannon to my reading list... we'll see how that unfolds. I could rave on and on... but if you have the stomach for 250 pages of dense literary analysis definitely attempt it, if not tuck away the title to "drop" the next time you feel out of your league at a party, anyone who has read it will have a new respect for you :)

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