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Finding God in the Land of Narnia (Saltriver) [Hardcover]

By Kurt D. Bruner (Author) & Jim Ware (Author)
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Addresses the underlying Christian themes that run throughout C.S. Lewis's seven fantasies about Narnia and describes how Lewis's beliefs influenced his writing.

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In "Finding God in the Land of Narnia, " best-selling authors Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware explore the deep spiritual themes of redemption and grace found in the popular Chronicles of Narnia series by C. S. Lewis. With amazing clarity that captures the tone and style of C. S. Lewis himself, the authors offer a depth of insight that will surprise even the most ardent Lewis fan. Each chapter will help readers gain not only a deeper understanding of the popular Lewis series, but a deeper understanding of God himself.

Citations And Professional Reviews
Finding God in the Land of Narnia (Saltriver) by Kurt D. Bruner & Jim Ware has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Ingram Advance - 07/01/2005 page 72
  • Library Journal - 06/13/2005

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Item Specifications...

Studio: SaltRiver
Pages   185
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 5.75" Height: 8"
Weight:   0.7 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2005
Publisher   Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN  084238104X  
ISBN13  9780842381048  

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More About Kurt D. Bruner & Jim Ware

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Bruner is cofounder of the Heritage Builders Association. Bruner is a vice president at Focus on the Family Resource Group in Colorado Springs and executive editor of the Heritage Builders Association. He is a graduate of Talbot School of Theology.

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1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Jesus > Historical Jesus
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > Inspirational
4Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > History & Criticism

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Good Book  Mar 17, 2007
This is a good book for mature audiences. I would not allow my younger children to read it, as some of the analogies are disturbing, such as "God is like a lover, not a rapist."
Offers Some New Thoughts  Jun 11, 2006
I enjoyed this book (although it disappointed me in some ways). FOLLOWING ASLAN by Kenneth McIntosh is a very similar book, except his is written for young children. Both authors do a good job of tying Narnia, the Bible, and our everyday lives together in a way that makes us realize that there are no lines between the spiritual, the ordinary, and the world of the imagination. Both books make excellent daily devotionals for families. A family with young children could use Bruner's book without too much effort--and although McIntosh's book is written for young children, as an adult, I found spiritual truths there that challenged me. In Bruner's book, I was just hoping he would lead me a little "further up and further in" than he did!
Great devotional for lovers of Narnia  Mar 9, 2006
I love this book! I know those Narnia books better than I know my own, so I was skeptical that the book would tell me anything new. But I've gotten a LOT out of the parallels the authors outline. I never considered the spiritual meaning of Father Christmas breaking through the White Witch's winter. Or the Pevensies being "drawn into" Narnia by Queen Susan's horn in PRINCE CASPIAN. The authors don't simply cite Biblical parallels - they outline spiritual truths exemplified in some of my favorite passages, and they use many of Lewis' other writings to support their points. I highly recommend this for lovers of Narnia looking for a great devotional book.
An excellent anc concise evaluation.  Dec 19, 2005
Finding God in the Land of Narnia is by the same authors who gave us Finding God in Lord of the Rings. An interesting duo of books as C.S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkein were Christian frinds who had a great influence on each other. Though Kurt Bruner is credited in the this site listing, he is again ably assited by Jim Ware and I wish we knew more about these two very excellent authors. They reveal an understanding of the use of fantasy to teach the basic tenets of Christianity. Though the emphasis today is on the first book due to the film, this is an excellent handbook to the series. There are many other good ones, however this book is concise and excellent to give one who has just seen the excellent Disney film on the first Narnian book. There are quotes by Lewis from other books which should encourage readers to get into all the great books this master of theology produced.
Good but not great  Oct 12, 2005
I found this book very good but not as nearly as insightful as other books on the subject. The chapters just seemed to end out of nowhere. The authors should have decided if they were writing a devotional or just a book on Narnia because I felt like they were trying to do both and it just didn't come together.

That being said it is a good book. A nice touch is the simple fact that it touches on all of the Chronicles. You get at least a tidbit from each and every book in the series.

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