Miscellaneous

Why I Write Fantasy

Fantasy is a somewhat misunderstood and underrepresented genre, especially in evangelical Christian circles. A lot of people don't like the magic aspect of it. Others frown on the whole concept of creating another world. There are a variety of reasons, many of them with some degree of validity behind them, that people would dislike fantasy… Continue reading Why I Write Fantasy

Of Fairy-Tales and the Father

Shasta and the Presence of God

      The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis follows the adventures of Shasta, a boy who grew up as a Calormene slave but comes to realize that his heart truly lies in the Northern lands, one of which is Narnia. With the help of a Talking Horse named Bree, who has also been… Continue reading Shasta and the Presence of God

Of Fairy-Tales and the Father

Edmund Pevensie and the Sacrifice of God

            The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is one of the best-loved stories of all time. Multitudes of children grow up on the tale of the land covered in snow, cursed to be always winter and never Christmas, that is saved by four children from England through the power of Aslan, the Great Lion.… Continue reading Edmund Pevensie and the Sacrifice of God

Of Fairy-Tales and the Father

Digory Kirke and the Grace of God

           Today, I’m posting the first installment in my new series, Of Fairy-Tales and the Father. The series will explore the Christian elements found in The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings, illustrating how fantasy can communicate biblical concepts. Our journey begins with The Magician’s Nephew, the first installment in C. S.… Continue reading Digory Kirke and the Grace of God