Finding Meaning in Narnia: A Voyage on the Dawn Treader

Finding Meaning in Narnia: A Voyage on the Dawn Treader

by Gina Burkart
     
 

Finding Purpose in Narnia: A Voyage on the Dawn Treader invites readers on a reflective journey of Lewis’s story The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. The book, organized around the cardinal virtues, prudence, temperance, fortitude and justice, offers biographical information about Lewis’s life to show how his challenges with developing these virtues are…  See more details below

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Finding Purpose in Narnia: A Voyage on the Dawn Treader invites readers on a reflective journey of Lewis’s story The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. The book, organized around the cardinal virtues, prudence, temperance, fortitude and justice, offers biographical information about Lewis’s life to show how his challenges with developing these virtues are reflected in the characters’ struggles and adventures in Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Heroic figures of faith who displayed the cardinal virtues in their lives are also offered as real-life examples for readers to model as they as are drawn into personal reflective exercises for reflecting on the story, their own struggles, and developing these virtues in their own lives. Relevant Scripture connections are also offered for connecting the story with the Christian faith. The book is ideal for individual reflection, small group discussion, family sharing, or classroom discussions and projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011980886
Publisher:
Nimble Books LLC
Publication date:
12/27/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
150 KB

Meet the Author

Gina Burkart is the Reading and Learning Coordinator at the University of Northern Iowa where she also teaches English courses in the Department of English Language and Literature. She has a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, literacy studies. Her recent publications include Finding Purpose in Narnia: A Voyage on the Dawn Treader (Nimble Books, 2010), Finding Purpose in Narnia (Paulist Press, 2008.) and A Parent's Guide to Harry Potter (InterVarsity, 2005). She has presented at numerous conferences and been interviewed nationwide by media networks. She is also a featured About.com writer on the topic of Christian teens.

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