Junior Ganymede
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Kosher Narnia

March 04th, 2010 by G.

So Aslan smites his enemies hip and thigh? I’d read it. Except that’s pretty much already in the Christian Narnia.

Update:

More here: http://agentintellect.blogspot.com/2010/03/more-on-jewish-fantasy-literature.html

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March 04th, 2010 12:04:39
5 comments

Zen
March 4, 2010

Great article. Slighly off topic, but as much as I love fantasy, the medieval backdrop is a little over done. I would really like to see one with a Jaredite background.


Agellius
March 5, 2010

Very, very interesting indeed. Especially the observation that Jews are “deeply and passionately invested in modernity.” Things I’ve never had occasion to think about.


Vader
March 5, 2010

I’m something of a Judeophile, like many LDS, but not an ignorant one. The “deeply and passionately invested in modernity” rings very true to me.


Adam G.
March 8, 2010

True fantasy has a blood and soil heart to it that doesn’t fit well with the Jewish experience. Arguably Israel IS the Jewish fantasy.


Adam G.
March 12, 2010
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