A Voyage into Narnia
It’s often very handy to have a professor as a friend.
“The Professor,” Digory Kirke, proved to be a well-travelled and advantageous ally for the children in C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia, and our own professor-friend Joe Rigney is a well-travelled guide to show us (and our children) through the wardrobe and into Lewis’s fantasy world.
Joe teaches Christian worldview at Bethlehem College & Seminary. We both have a pair of young sons we’re eager to soon introduce to Narnia. Before diving in, I thought it would be good to glean what I could from Joe, and hit record for your sake.
In this new episode of Theology Refresh, Joe gives all Lewis readers — but especially parents of young children — some ideas on why turn to Narnia, which book to start with, and how to wisely step into Lewis’s fantasy world of talking animals, mythical beasts, magic, glimpses…