Four Christian fantasists

a study of the fantastic writings of George MacDonald, Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien
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MacDonald, George, -- 1824-1905 -- Religion, Williams, Charles, -- 1886-1945 -- Religion, Lewis, C. S. -- 1898-1963 -- Religion, Tolkien, J. R. R. -- 1892-1973 -- Religion, Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism, Christian fiction, English -- History and criticism, Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century, Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- 19th ce
StatementRichard Sturch.
SeriesCormarë series -- no 3
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22556768M
ISBN 103952142433
ISBN 139783952142431
LC Control Number2008542000

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This book is a study of such relationships in four writers: Author: Richard Sturch. Four Christian Fantasists: A Study of the Fantastic Writings of George MacDonald, Charles Williams, C.S.

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Four British Fantasists explores the work of four of the most successful and influential fantasy writers of the generation who rose to prominence in the "second Golden Age" of children's literature in Britain: Susan Cooper, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Penelope Lively.

Drawing on history, archeology, social geography, anthropology, and postcolonial theory, as well as literary criticism.

Four Christian Fantasists; The Four Loves; Frodo's Journey: Discover the Hidden Meaning of The Lord of the Rings; G. Gandalf's Battle on the Bridge in the Mines of Moria; The Gospel According to Tolkien; I.

The Image of Man in C.S. Lewis; J. J.R.R. Tolkien (Christian Encounters) J.R.R. Tolkien's Sanctifying Myth; J.R.R. Tolkien: Myth, Morality. If so, this list of + Christian fantasy books for children and teens is for you.

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Susan Mary Cooper (born 23 May ) is an English author of children's books. She is best known for The Dark Is Rising, a contemporary fantasy series set in England and Wales, which incorporates British mythology, such as the Arthurian legends, and Welsh folk heroes.

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Lewis, J. Tolkien, and George MacDonald. But recently I stumbled across an article that has caused me to wonder whether I've been mistaken in this regard. The author said that Christian fantasy/fiction is an "oxymoron." To prove his point, he quoted I Timothy and said that.

There are some great, classic books out there, but lately I have been searching for some good Christian chapter books with a message of faith. We know a few, and I reviewed one of them below, but I asked some friends (and some of their kids) to tell me their favorites and why they liked them.

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Review of Richard Sturch’s Four Christian Fantasists: Charles Williams, and their friends (book by Humphrey Carpenter) The Inklings Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Lives. Although I’m not a Christian myself, and perhaps that’s why I don’t see it as a problem, if Christians couldn’t write fantasy, we’d be bereft of the visions of two of literature’s great fantasists.

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Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, Owen Barfield and Their Friends, by Colin Duriez and David. In light of the tremendous popularity of the series and the pressing questions it raises for believers, we asked several of our writers who have read the books or watched the TV series to explore how sex is treated in A Song of Ice and Fire.

What follows are four Christian perspectives on sex in the series.Christian Book Distributors, a mail-order firm serving Evangelicals, finds its customers will buy other books by L’Engle, a devout Episcopalian, but not her fantasies.

A few of its customers have questioned C. S. Lewis’s orthodoxy, presumably on the basis of attacks like Marrs’s.Handled from a Christian perspective, fantasy fiction can be a tool for framing the good news of Jesus.

This is how J.R.R. Tolkien, one of the fathers of fantasy literature, saw things. If we anchor the arts within the image of God, we are using the arts for their intended purpose: telling deep truths about the world, about God, and about.