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Re: [mythsoc] Lewis in the media, BBC this time

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  • Mike Foster
    I reiterate that I had an atheist college newspaper editor about 5 years ago who saw play performed & read the book & never got the Aslan-Jesus link. Mike
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 18, 2005
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      I reiterate that I had an atheist college newspaper editor about 5 years
      ago who saw play performed & read the book & never got the Aslan-Jesus link.

      Mike

      Shocked she was.

      Stolzi wrote:

      >An unusually good article by one Steve Tomkins, decorated with this inane
      >photo caption:
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      >" Aslan, as depicted in the new Disney film, is said to represent Jesus "
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      >Noooo! Ya think? :)
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      >http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4447090.stm
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      >Tompkins actually understands about the allegory thing!
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      >Unfortunately he never explains the grounds of Tolkien's criticism of the
      >Narnia stories.
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      >(And someone tell me, was it =just= that Tolkien thought the mythic elements
      >used were an inconsistent mish-mosh, or was his somewhat puritan soul
      >troubled specifically by the fauns, satyrs and nymphs, and what they got up
      >to in actual ancient myth?)
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      >Diamond Proudbrook
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      >The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
      >Yahoo! Groups Links
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