How The Dwarfs Refused To Be Taken In

6 Jun

Jason and I don’t always agree on politics, but we share a faith tradition. We both also read constantly, and question the political views we hear. Although I am not for the politicization of C.S. Lewis, because I believe he writes here against the blindness that can be in all of us, I do appreciate what Jason is trying to do with this piece.

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  I’ve always liked C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia.  Ever since I first saw the BBC serial run on PBS I’ve been hooked.  I STILL prefer the BBC versions of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and Prince Caspian to the newer movie versions.  Voyage of the Dawn Treader was the first movie I actually thought outdid the series.

  Anyway, there was a scene in the final book, The Last Battle, that came to my mind today.  Here are the relevant parts excerpted from Chapter 13 – How The Dwarfs Refused To Be Taken In

  Tirian had thought – or he would have thought if he had had time to think at all – that they were inside a little thatched stable, about twelve feet long and six feet wide.  In reality they stood on grass, the deep blue sky was overhead, and the…

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