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USA Today article

USA Today article

Postby shiloh » 16 Mar 2006, 21:37

A few months ago, just as the movie was released, I read an article about C.S. Lewis in USA Today. The author of the article referenced an essay by Lewis on the power of fantasy in communicating Biblical truth. According to the USA article, Lewis' essay proposed that fantasy can often get people past the stumbling blocks that centuries of religion has created, and communicate truth in powerful and heartfelt ways.

I am looking for that essay. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks!
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re: USA Today article

Postby Sven » 16 Mar 2006, 21:50

Welcome, Shiloh!

The title of the essay is 'Sometimes Fairy Stories May Say Best What's to Be Said', found in the Lewis essay collections Of Other Worlds, Of This and Other Worlds, and On Stories. You should be able to find on of those three books in a library.

Hope this helps.

Selah,
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Afraid! Of Him? O, never, never! And yet -- and yet -- O, Mole, I am afraid!
Then the two animals, crouching to the earth, bowed their heads and did worship.
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re: USA Today article

Postby Pete » 17 Mar 2006, 10:49

Hi Shiloh, I know Sven's already responded to you, so I'm not here to give you the information you're after. I just saw your screen name and was wondering if you are the same Shiloh who used to use the old-look ITW forums?
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