The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Themes & Motifs

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Paralleling the Passion of Christ

The term “The Passion of Christ” is generally used to summarize the Bible-chronicled events surrounding the last days of Jesus Christ. Traditionally those events include his arrival in Jerusalem, his Passover meal with his disciples (generally referred to as The Last Supper), and then his arrest, trial, crucifixion, death, and resurrection.

Aside from the event-based relationship between what happens in the New Testament and what happens in Narnia, there is a larger sense of metaphoric relationship between the two narrative lines – specifically, the relationship between the spiritual purposes of both Aslan and Jesus. The Bible states clearly and unequivocally that Jesus (referred to as “The Son of God”) came not only to Jerusalem but to humanity in general for the expressed purpose of rescuing it from the influence of Evil. It’s similarly clear and unequivocal that Aslan (referred to as “The...

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