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The Hollywood movie Groundhog Day is a great allegory of repentance, faith, and a transformation of character in the Christian tradition.  In Groundhog Day the leading character is a weatherman who quickly becomes known to his viewers as a self-centered, self-absorbed, egotist who is in serious need of character adjustment. 1,189 more words

Quran 54:17

Al-Qamar (The Moon)

When I posted this image earlier I asked ‘what does it mean’? It is an ayah often tossed my way by some trying to cast shadows over other Scripture – that the Quran is so easy to understand and the Bible so difficult. 574 more words


Pilgrims and Allegories ~ The Great Divorce by CS Lewis book review

I was recently inspired to read The Great Divorce by CS Lewis for the first time. In my opinion this is an unsung classic of the twentieth century. 148 more words

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Narnian Eyes: A Sonnet Sequence

“War and Peace”

 He fought in battle, later crown’d a king,

he was yet a boy when he took command.

Peter train’d in swordplay every morning… 541 more words


Empress of Eternity

(Image by Erik Jampa Andersson)


A Lady of Light

A Woman of Water

A Sister of the Stars

A Daughter of the Dawn. 87 more words


Pilgrims and Allegories - for children or for adults? - The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis

… a family favourite and such a well known story from the novel, films and more recently dramatised and presented up and down the UK including more recently at The Lyceum in Edinburgh. 205 more words

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Jack Benny Sees Out The Year 1943

The comic writer/critic Ian Shoales (Merle Kessler) wrote once that he thought allegory was an art form that’d gone out with the Middle Ages, “except for certain episodes of… 341 more words