Perelandra - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17 Summary

The King and Queen appear before the congregation waiting for them. Ransom is overtaken with the recognition of the King as the Christ. Lewis goes into great detail to explain the likeness, and the wonder at the King's lack of wounds. Wounds would be expected of the Christ on earth.

The King and Queen are given their charge to populate Perelandra and start a new world. They are given information about the whole history of mankind and introduced to The Great Dance, which is the Plan for all time. They will evenutally return to Ransom's world and form a new, perfect world there. Ransom is given a miraculous glimpse of The Great Dance. The King tries to explain all that is transpiring, but with a language that cannot say it all. It is as if, again, words are too broad to explain such...

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