Mane Attraction

Not a Tame Lion: Unveil Narnia Through the Eyes of Lucy, Peter, and Other Characters Created by C. S. Lewis
by Bruce L. Edwards
Tyndale House, 2005
(252 pages, $12.99, paperback)

reviewed by Alice H. Cook

In his fiction Lewis was determined to turn hearts toward this true country [heaven], to write its history in our hearts by drawing attention to the echoes that already exist in our imagination,” writes Bruce Edwards in this collection of meditations on “significant encounters with Aslan.”

For Lewis, Edwards writes, the imagination is “an organ of truth—a way of knowing and seeing that complements the role of reason without displacing it.” It is “not just the proverbial muse for creating literature . . .

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