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The Chronicles of Narnia

Windows on a World No More: Why Letters Still Have Much to Teach Us

Kevin Belmonte | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion
Kevin Belmonte

These books remind us how important letters once were, and still are, as windows on a world no more, and the many things letters can tell us about people we wish to know more of.

Fantasy Meets Reality in ABC's The Quest

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
Valerie Tejeda

Hailed as The Amazing Race meets Lord of the Rings, the show is essentially a scripted fantasy world for unscripted reality contestants -- 12 to be exact -- who will be known throughout the series as paladins.

Top 9 Signs You're at a Gay Wedding

Greg White | Posted 09.21.2014 | Comedy
Greg White

It's wedding season! Time to roll the dice down the aisle. Will this be the couple that lasts longer than a pair of TOMS shoes? Are the guests all in ...

Fifty Years On -- JFK and C.S. Lewis

S. Brent Plate | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
S. Brent Plate

On the same day that Kennedy was killed, across the Atlantic a Cambridge University professor named C.S. Lewis died after renal failure, just shy of his 65th birthday.

C. S. Lewis, 50 Years On

Greg Garrett | Posted 06.15.2013 | Religion
Greg Garrett

His books are selling more than 6 million copies a year, new special editions of "The Screwtape Letters" and "A Grief Observed" are due out this year, and this November, he will join Shakespeare, T. S. Eliot and Chaucer as writers buried or commemorated in Westminster Abbey's Poets Corner. It is, literally, the year of C. S. Lewis.

12 Winter Break Movies for Kids of All Ages

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.05.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

When it's cold and dark outside and the kids need something to do, try one of our favorite winter break movies. Rally the whole family for a family movie night. Add a hot beverage and a few blankets to the mix and you'll never want to leave your couch!

Liam Neeson vs. Liam Neeson: Who Would Win?

Tyler Moss | Posted 12.01.2012 | Comedy
Tyler Moss

Even at 60 years old, Neeson still manages to have cross-generational appeal, and makes a far more believable action hero than puerile pretty boys like Shia LeBeouf or Liam Hemsworth, whose acting is an amalgamation of upper lip peach fuzz and dour glowers.

Harry Potter Is the New Narnia

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 07.26.2012 | Books
Laura Rossi Totten

All month, J has been leading the Harry Potter charge -- she is the vocal coach and has mastered all the accents for the cast of characters. She is the wardrobe mistress, the set designer, the acting coach and of course the director.

Narnia in the Eyes of A Young Muslim Reader

Imran Ahmad | Posted 06.04.2012 | Religion
Imran Ahmad

Decades later, I still find it hard to reconcile the fact that the Narnia books are immensely enjoyable children's stories with the theological undercurrents which Lewis has woven into them.

PHOTOS: 13 Adorable Pet Costumes...From Books!

Madeleine Crum | Posted 12.30.2011 | Books

For one day each year, overzealous pet-lovers can be forgiven for outfitting their animals. While dogs donning winter vests and hoodies may elicit mor...

What Your Favorite Kids Book Then Says About You Now

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.11.2011 | Books

Everyone had a favorite book as a kid – you know, that tattered old thing you carried from room to room and made you parents read out loud to you ov...

Can The Question That Troubles Our Faith Really Be Answered?

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

The problem for people of Christian faith is that there really aren't very many good answers to the question of "why" in the Bible.

Spiritual Lessons From 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' Movie

Carl McColman | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Carl McColman

While it can never replace the book, I'm happy to commend the The Voyage of the Dawn Treader for offering its own unique perspective on C. S. Lewis's grand allegory of the spiritual life.

C.S. Lewis: Chronicles of Narnia Author and Advocate for Animals

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

C.S. Lewis frequently used animals in his stories to show their qualities in a new light, highlighting this devout man's determined though less well-known fight against animal cruelty.

The Cinefantastique Review: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Can the forces of darkness be vanquished by only a pair of Narnia royalty, where four were needed before? Does the film profit or lose by running a half-hour less than its predecessors?

Astoria Characters: The By-The-Book Librarian

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Laurel Hicklinis standing in the stacks at the Steinway Library. She takes a deep breath. "There's nothing like the smell of books," she says in delight.

The Moral of the Story Is...

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Allow me to fill you in on all the dangerous, deadly, evil subtexts to your favorite fond memories...so that you'll never be so foolish as to enjoy them for what they are on their faces, again!