Biblical Parallels in
The Chronicles of Narnia
The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of books which tell the story of a world much
different from our world. This world has a lion for a ruler and is full of magical talking
animals. The curious thing is that in old Narnia they were rational creatures. They
could think, walk and talk. This essay will discuss some of the biblical parallels in The
Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Price Caspian, and The Voyage of The Dawn
The biblical parallels from The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.
start with Aslan being killed on the stone table. He was tortured by the evil Narnians.
They shaved him and his glorious
mane. This we can relate to the Bible when Jesus is put on a cross where he
was tortured until he finally died. Later Jesus was ressurrected just like Aslan was on
the stone table. Another parallel is when Edmund comes into Narnia and is tempted by
the White Witch. The White Witch is similar to the devil but the main parallel is how
Edmund is tempted with Turkish Delight by The White Witch. This is similar to how
Adam and Eve were tempted by a serpent with fruit from a tree they were
told not to eat from. Also, in the Bible, Jesus is referred to as a lion and since Aslan is
his parallel, it is understandable why Aslan is portrayed as a lion.
In all of the Narnia stories there is a distinct parallel with the time change which is
between Narnia and England. This is a parallel with the time change between Heaven
and Earth. Another parallel in Prince Caspian is how the old Narnians believed in Aslan
but the newer Narnians do not believe in him because they wanted to see him to
believe. As Christians, we believe in Christ by faith but non-believers want to see him to
believe. It is similar to the newer Narnians because he has not answered exactly...