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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Rated M (For frequent battle violence) Having read the Narnia books as a young boy, I was reasonably familiar with the story and expected a swash-buckling effects-laden experience. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian did not disappoint. As director, Adamson takes the stories of battle hinted at by C.S. Lewis and brings them to the foreground. People and creatures die, ...

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Five faith-themed classics to celebrate International Literacy Day

Wind flipping through a book's pages.

International Literacy Day (8 September) raises awareness of the vital role literacy plays in achieving global development and social justice. From finding employment to understanding health information, literacy skills are the keys to unlocking a better future. To get people thinking about the written word and the enjoyment reading can bring, Trinity Theological Library has put together a list of ...

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One does not simply walk up to a dragon

Director: Peter Jackson Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and Richard Armitage Rated: M We were never going to be of one mind about Peter Jackson's long-awaited version of the JRR Tolkien 1937 classic The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the precursor to The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Even before the opening scenes of rustic Hobbiton unfolded on the screen, the ...

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Shadowlands

(play) Crossbow Production Staring Warwick Comber, Caroline Beck, Steven Tandy, Ian McFadyen, Michael Thomas, Conor Leach, and Ira Seidenstein Reviewed by Mardi Lumsden. Shadowlands is the story of author C.S. Lewis’ controversial relationship with American divorcee Joy Gresham. Lewis, an adult Christian convert, is best known for penning of the Chronicles of Narnia and Shadowlands weaves strands of the magical ...

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Not a Tame Lion: A Lent course based on the writings of C.S. Lewis

Darton Longman and Todd, 2008 RRP $19.95 I love Lenten studies and was very interested in reading this set based around three films. The study can be used if participants have not seen The Chronicles of Narnia’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Shadowlands, but it is recommended that the films are viewed shortly before the course begins. ...

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‘Dummies’ turn to books to seek spiritual knowledge

With titles like "Spirituality For Dummies" and "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Jesus", user-friendly books on sacred texts, major religions, meditation, and figures such as Jesus, the Buddha and Pope John Paul II are proving popular in the United States. "Many people in the United States today see spirituality as a tool to be understood and used in life," said ...

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