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November 22nd, 2005
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Gopnik on C.S. Lewis

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From:goliard
Date:November 22nd, 2005 09:49 pm (UTC)
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Yeah, that's in The Silver Chair, and you're right, it's a wonderful scene. But then it isn't specifically Christian allegory, is it?
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From:dorable
Date:November 22nd, 2005 10:55 pm (UTC)
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It is. I mean, it can be interpreted farther to fit other faiths and even political beliefs -- good allegories have lots of layers -- but the Christian interpretation is very close and clean. Earth vs. the Heavenly Jerusalem.
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