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The Chronicles of Narnia – Conclusion

Alexis Record   “That’s it. That’s the end of the very last book.” “Cool. Can we read something else? Something better?” “…” “What, Mom?” This is the way the Narnia series ends, not with a bang but with a whimper. As we put the large volume back on the shelf for the final time, I […]

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The Last Battle – Chapters 15-16

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By Alexis Record   “Yay! Our bodies crumpled up and we died! Woohoo! We’re so happy!” “Yeah, they did have a weird reaction.” “I hope someone saves them from all this.” “From all what?” “This weird place that makes their heads funny.” “You mean Heaven?” “I guess.” Aslan calls everyone he hasn’t sentenced to his […]

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The Last Battle – Chapter 14

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By Alexis Record   “Mom? Where is Aslan sending the people he doesn’t like?” “Are you familiar with what the New Testament says happens to unbelievers after they die?” “Oooooooh. Um, Mom? Do all Christians think something like that will happen to me when I die?” “No, not all of them.” “But isn’t that why […]

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The Last Battle – Chapter 13

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By Alexis Record “I thought you’d have more of a problem with what happens to the dwarves.” “Remind me again who killed the horses? Yeah, those dwarves can suffer.” “Dang kid, you’re super scary right now.” Hey, we haven’t picked on the dwarves enough yet! Remember when those dwarves were thrown into the stable by […]

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The Last Battle – Chapter 12

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By Alexis Record   “Susan should be there too! No, wait, that would mean getting killed in the train. Never mind.” “Her getting to live is supposed to be a punishment. She gets left behind.” “Yeah, she misses out on dying! Don’t sign me up for that!” “Would you want to go to Narnia heaven?” […]

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The Last Battle – Chapters 9-11

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By Alexis Record   “People actually believe they’ll have to kill other people when they die?” “Beliefs aren’t anchored to reality. They can be anything.” “So bad people who want to kill others have those beliefs?” “Maybe. It’s more complicated with kids who have been indoctrinated. I didn’t want anyone to suffer after they died, […]

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The Last Battle – Chapter 8

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By Alexis Record   “What are demons again?” “They’re like invisible spirit creatures.” “Invisible? So they don’t exist.” “What do you think?” “What’s the evidence for them? Claims don’t count.” “Oh you’re a smart one.” [This section is all about demons! Are you getting tired of demons? Rid yourself of all that’s unholy with Alexis […]

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The Last Battle – Chapter 7

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By Alexis Record   “So slavery is good and not believing is bad?” “Apparently in Narnia.” “But the Calormenes have slaves! And everyone keeps saying that’s why they’re the bad guys!” “Silly as it seems, Aslan gets special rules. Being free to think for yourself becomes bad if it leads you away from slavery to […]

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The Last Battle – Chapter 6

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By Alexis Record   “Wow, Jill is super great at stuff now.” “Probably because she’s dead.” “Wait, what?” “Christians have this belief that after you die you get a new body…” “No, stop. This makes no sense. When did she die?” “At the train station. She’s been dead this whole time.” “You go to Narnia […]

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The Last Battle – Chapters 4-5

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By Alexis Record   “And that, honey, is why black face is wrong.” “Why did the book put it in there? They could have done something else as a disguise. Like a magic spell.” “Or hoods, or animal costumes, or capes. That’s a good point. An author is only limited by imagination. A responsible author […]

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