Advent in Narnia : reflections for the season / Heidi Haverkamp.
- ISBN: 9780664261269
- ISBN: 0664261264
- ISBN: 9780664261795
- ISBN: 0664261795
- Physical Description: ix, 100 pages ; 23 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (page 100).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- Week one. Through the wardrobe -- The lamppost -- A great light -- Mr. Tumnus -- Repentance -- Turkish delight -- The Bread of Life -- Week two. Lucy -- The professor -- Becoming like children -- Edmund -- Keeping awake -- The fur coats -- Adam and Eve -- Week three. Like a thief -- The robin -- Angels and messengers -- Mr. and Mrs. Beaver -- Christmas and Eucharist -- The witch's house -- The house of David -- Week four. Is he safe? -- Father Christmas -- The full armor of God -- A tiny feast -- God will prepare a feast -- Aslan is near -- The winter is past -- Sessions for small group discussion. A leader's guide -- Session 1 : The wardrobe -- Session 2 : The witch -- Session 3 : Father Christmas -- Session 4 : The lion -- Creating a Narnia night for families. Decorations -- Activities -- Closing prayer service -- Appendix A : Movie versions of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe -- Appendix B : An easy recipe for Mrs. Beaver's sticky marmalade roll.
With its enchanting themes of light and darkness, temptation and sin, forgiveness and hope -- and even an appearance by Father Christmas -- C.S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe naturally enhances the Advent season of reflection. As the reader anticipates the glorious coming of Christmas, Advent in Narnia inspires us to consider the holiday season from a new perspective. These twenty-eight devotions feature Scripture passages and excerpts from C.S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, prompting meditation on Advent themes such as grace, love, and sacrifice. Questions for reflection are included with each devotion, ultimately guiding the reader to know God better while journeying through Narnia. Four sessions for small group discussion, along with information on creating a "Narnia Night" for families, are also provided to deepen your church's Advent experience. - Jacket flap.
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