On Deathwater Island, Aslan helped Caspian and Edmund learn to resist greed, helped Lucy come to terms with her insecurities and need to be beautiful on Coriakin's Island, and turned Eustace into a dragon in order to help him realise his own flaws and self-righteousness on Dragon Island. Neeson returned to voice the character in the sequel, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian in 2008, and the third film in the series, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader in 2010.. In zijn boek "Geen god dan God" betreurt Aslan het dat in het debat over de islam momenteel eigenlijk alleen maar fundamentalistische en geseculariseerde moslims aan het woord komen, maar dat naar wie … In the 1988 BBC television adaptation, he was voiced by Ronald Pickup. Aslan, also known as The Great Lion, is the creator and one true king of the world of Narnia, and generally a representation of all that is good. Aslan closes the story with the Sufis and their pantheistic conception of God: interpenetrating the universe, God is all, and all is God. He brought everything –from the creatures, to the landscapes, to the sky and the stars – into being from an empty dark void, by singing and roaring. In the 1967 ITV serial program of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Aslan was played by Bernard Kay. Thus reconciled, Aslan led the Calormene refugees to the council where Rabadash met his own punishment with distinctly less grace and dignity than Aravis had displayed. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (BBC), Prince Caspian & The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (BBC), The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Animated), Characters of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Characters of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Deeper Magic from Before the Dawn of Time, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, https://narnia.fandom.com/wiki/Aslan?oldid=52766, Lewis attempts to convey something of the ineffable mystery of the divine by frequently reminding his readers that "Aslan is not a tame lion.". Aslan blessed Caspian X as the next king of Narnia, and returned many of the conquered Telmarines to Earth, to start a new life. He explains to Jill that she and Eustace are charged with the quest of finding King Caspian's son, Prince Rilian (who had disappeared years before), and gives her four Signs to guide them on their quest. It is indicated that Aslan exists in all worlds as some sort of divine figure of good. In God ontrafelt Aslan op meesterlijke wijze de diepgewortelde behoefte het goddelijke te vermenselijken. Hij is een geweldige leeuw die de schepper is van Narnia. For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. When they reach the world's end, Aslan appears as a lamb before returning to his usual form. Jesus or God or Jawaeh or Allah are simply names for the truth of Aslan that we know in our world, another aspect of the shadowlands. Notably, Aslan himself had instructed the elder Pevensie children to look to their own lives and not try to enter Narnia again after the Exile of the Telmarines. In Geen god dan God gaat hij in op de theorie van de 'botsing der beschavingen' die ten grondslag ligt aan de vaak vertroebelde blik op de islam, en toont hij op heldere en begrijpelijke wijze de complexiteit én schoonheid van deze religie. Aslan is said to have been inspired by the lion-shaped door handle on the Rectory at St. Mark's Church, Dundela, Belfast, Northern Ireland, where C. S. Lewis' grandfather, Thomas Hamilton, was vicar. Volledige beschrijving. As an old man, Caspian chose to search for Aslan, to ask him who should ascend the throne of Narnia after he died, believing that Rilian was lost. The two were intimately tied together in their spiritual experience. Posted on December 19, 2013 by Ms. Hughes. However, Aslan rises from the dead, frees the prisoners that the Witch had turned to stone, kills the Witch in battle, and crowns the Pevensie children as Kings and Queens of Narnia. Aslan is the one true king of Narnia; all of its inhabitants have faith in him, and obey him absolutely. After that, he briefly spoke to Peter, telling him how he would be the High King, and showed him the site of Cair Paravel. Aslan's Country Mr. Beaver told the Pevensies that Aslan often left to attend to other countries, and that he didn't like being tied down, but assured them he would return one day. In the entire story arc, Aslan is Aslan, the savior of that universe, who is son of the king over sea, and in that case Christ for that world. He is the only character to appear in all seven books of the series. Upon arrival, he began gathering all those still faithful to him near the Stone Table. He appears in different sizes to different people, although he himself never changes; as people grow in wisdom and character, they can perceive more of his greatness. , Aslan is depicted as a talking lion, and is described as the King of Beasts, the son of the Emperor-Over-the-Sea, and the King above all High Kings in Narnia. Male , In one of his last letters, Lewis wrote, "Since Narnia is a world of Talking Beasts, I thought He [Christ] would become a Talking Beast there, as He became a man here. 9780553394740 - God door Aslan, Reza.. Christ is born! In the process, he helped Shasta discover his true identity as Cor, Prince of Archenland, taught Aravis to abandon her pride and faith in the Calormene god Tash, and helped stop Rabadash from conquering Narnia. In universe Aslan is closer to the Truth that is Aslan's country and Jesus is a farther away avatar of the Creator that we reach through our understanding of … When the four Pevensies first came to Narnia, heralding the fulfillment of the Golden Age Prophecy, Aslan returned to Narnia in order to aid them in their fight against the wrongful queen, the White Witch. Aslan created the world of Narnia in the Earth year 1900. Aslan is first introduced when Mr. Beaver tells the Pevensie children (Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy) about him. God did this because he loves us. For his heroism, Aslan knighted him to The Most Noble Order of the Lion, as Sir Peter Wolfsbane. Appearances Aslan is good and his commitment to Narnia knows no bounds. Years alive The secret of Aslan is the glory of Christ. 338 quotes from Reza Aslan: '...most people in the ancient world, did not make a sharp distinction between myth and reality. According to the author, Aslan is not an allegorical portrayal of Christ, but rather a suppositional incarnation of Christ Himself: Aslan's influence is at first hidden from the characters. He appears in different sizes to different people, although he himself never changes; as people grow in wisdom and character, they can perceive more of his greatness. Not a Tame Lion If we have paid careful attention, Aslan will perhaps remind us of someone else that we know. Aslan recalls that there was no morality in the gods of antiquity: for example, the Mesopotamians or Egyptians were “wild and brutal”, and the Greeks were “conceited and capricious beings”. He also apparently helped save Cor as a baby, by seeing to it that the boat Cor was on floated to the shoreline, where he was found by his adoptive guardian, Arsheesh. However, according to the laws of the Deeper Magic, Aslan, as an innocent victim, was resurrected. Aslan greeted Peter, Susan and Lucy Pevensie upon their arrival at his campsite, near the Stone Table. A great war between the Calormenes and the Narnians ravaged all the lands. Aslan steers us towards a more appreciative view of God’s origins and how we can develop a deeper relationship with God. (John 3:16, NLT) In his new book, Aslan takes on a subject even more .. These intelligent beasts then formed the first council of Narnia, which eventually spawned the races of talking beasts that populated Narnia for centuries afterwards. The great news is that like Aslan in the book, Jesus went to the cross to pay the penalty -- to die in our place. Seeing the concept of God as an expression of the self. At the end of the book, he informs the other characters that "all of you are—as you used to call it in the Shadowlands—dead", and that the afterlife in which they now find themselves is the true reality as they go "further up and further in". Aslan may well be the most talented religious translator of his generation. We’re told Lewis sometimes prayed to Aslan. In the BBC television adaptations of The Chronicles of Narnia Aslan was portrayed by Ailsa Berk and voiced by Ronald Pickup. Species Affiliation In the 1979 animated feature, Aslan was voiced by Stephen Thorne. For other uses, see, Fictional lion, a deity in The Chronicles of Narnia, The Collected Letters of C.S. But then Aslan pushes it … During the Golden Age, Aslan returned briefly to Narnia, and also to Archenland, to help Shasta, Aravis and the talking horses, Bree and Hwin, escape Calormen for the freedom of Narnia. However, when the Pevensies were transported to Narnia by Susan's horn, Aslan returned, and slowly tried to get them to believe in him once more. This is not allegory at all. Reza Aslan luister (info / uitleg); (Teheran, 3 mei 1972) is een Iraans-Amerikaanse godsdienstwetenschapper, [bron?] , Aslan's words to the Calormene in The Last Battle ("I take to me the services which thou hast done to [the false god]... if any man swear by [him] and keep his oath for the oath's sake, it is by [Aslan] that he has truly sworn, though he know it not, and it is I who reward him"), ratifying the good deeds the latter did even in service to a false god, have been the subject of controversy because they implicitly endorse inclusivism.. After the war was won, Aslan revived those who had been petrified in the battle, and crowned the Pevensies as the new monarchs of Narnia, before disappearing. Gender Aslan makes no further appearances until the end of the story, but his Signs prove central to the successful quest. Aslan (Reza), God. Although Aslan can be read as an original character, parallels exist with Christ. Edmund and Lucy Pevensie are transported to the eastern ocean of the Narnian world along with their cousin, the recalcitrant Eustace, where they join King Caspian on a seafaring journey. There's not a lot of words, but the ones that she chooses give a very concise description of who Aslan/God is. Although Aslan can be read as an original character, parallels exist with Christ. This is wonderful for large, established families. In the 2017 The Simpsons episode "The Serfsons", Aslan (spelled Azzlan) is voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson, depicted as a Christian missionary, later appearing in Tapped Out. It is presumed that they are sent to Tash's country for eternal damnation. Aslan chose two specimens, one male and one female, of each species of dumb beasts, upon which to endow the powers of thought and speech. Second myth in question: religion appears with the agricultural revolution to strengthen the power of leaders. Aslan (/ˈæsˌlæn/ or /ˈæzˌlæn/) is a major character in C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia series. ", The similarity between the death and resurrection of Aslan and the death and resurrection of Jesus has been noted; one author has noted that like Jesus, Aslan was ridiculed before his death, mourned, and then discovered to be absent from the place where his body had been laid. Godsdienstgeleerde Reze Aslan verwierf internationale bekendheid door de duidelijk en gepassioneerde manier waarop hij deze en andere vragen beantwoordt. He possesses a certain omnipresence, and he can manipulate, transport, heal, and manifest himself in different shapes. Aslan charges Digory and Polly with a quest to acquire a magic apple that, when planted, will protect Narnia from Jadis. It is clear that all humans in Narnia originate from Earth. Aslan appears in Narnia as a large and terrifying, but equally magnificent and wise, lion with kind eyes.  Aslan is Turkish for "lion".. Aslan, knowing that Rilian was alive, but hypnotized by the Lady of the Green Kirtle’s enchantments, brought Eustace Scrubb and Jill Pole to Narnia, and ordered them to find him. All the while, Aslan maintains a page-turning narrative that shows how we have made sense of God throughout history by assigning human attributes to our divine beliefs. Zijn oproep tot een beter godsbegrip en een diepere spiritualiteit stemt tot nadenken, of je nu gelooft in een God, vele goden of helemaal geen god. Aslan is on the move! In Zealot, Reza Aslan replaced the staid, well-worn portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth with a startling new image of the man in all his contradictions. He then sent the best of his army to rescue Edmund from the Witch's clutches. Alas, though, according to the laws of the Deep Magic, it was the White Witch’s right to sacrifice Edmund, as he was a traitor, and all traitors belong to her. It is clear that on Earth, Aslan is Jesus Christ. That is to say, they were less interested in what actually happened , than in what it meant . No God But God: Aslan, Reza: Amazon.nl Selecteer uw cookievoorkeuren We gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare tools om uw winkelervaring te verbeteren, onze services aan te bieden, te begrijpen hoe klanten onze services gebruiken zodat we verbeteringen … When the Witch claims the right to execute Edmund for treason, Aslan offers himself in Edmund's place, and the Witch kills him on the Stone Table.  According to the author, Aslan is not an allegorical portrayal of Christ, but rather a suppositional incarnation of Christ Himself: If Aslan represented the immaterial Deity, he would be an allegorical figure. May we care, and love, deny the White Witch wherever she appears, and be agents of the Incarnate God. He brings Narnia to an end, and leads into his own country such of its inhabitants who, coming to the Stable Door as the world ends, look into his face and love him, some to their own surprise. The Chronicles of Narnia (film series)The Chronicles of Narnia. It would seem quite out of character for Aslan to simply abandon Susan to the loss of her entire family for having done exactly what he had ordered her to do, though Aslan could have had other plans for Susan in the future. When he returns Eustace and Jill to their world, Aslan shows himself to the bullies at their school to frighten them. The Chronicles of Narnia Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. His breath can heal those who have been petrified in stone, boost the morale of the faithless, and cause sleep for others, somewhat alike to Andrew Ketterley, Digory's uncle. In God ontrafelt Aslan op meesterlijke wijze de diepgewortelde behoefte het goddelijke te vermenselijken. It is likely that Aslan's avatar of Charn brought the world of to its end when Jadis first left it, leaving it completely barren of all life. Aslan helps Peter, Edmund, and Trumpkin the Dwarf to come to Caspian's aid in time to thwart an attempt on his life. Aslan and God. Toon meer Toon minder. He passed judgment of every one of its inhabitants, allowing those who were faithful, good and innocent to pass into Aslan’s Country, where they would exist in eternal peace, while the unvirtuous and honorless vanish into his shadow, their fate is unknown even to the author. Aslan is Aslan. Aslan is very wise, and a powerful force for good, but as Narnians often say, “He’s not a tame lion.” He is dangerous, and an unconquerable enemy, but he is unquestionably good. Aslan banished Jadis, a half-Jinn, half-giant woman, originally from the world of Charn, who had accidentally been brought into Narnia, to the northern land of Ettinsmoor. Once more he felt the warm breath of the Thing on his hand and face. Lewis, vol iii, p 160: "I found the name [Aslan]...it is the Turkish for Lion. He ordered Peter Pevensie to “Shut the Door”, on Narnia forever, and admitted them all to his Country. This apple’s seeds eventually grew into the tree whose wood would become the wardrobe. Aslan sings the world of Narnia into existence. Aslan called Edmund, Lucy Pevensie and Eustace Scrubb from Earth to join Caspian on his voyage, in order to teach them important personal lessons. When Eustace falls under an enchantment and becomes a dragon, Aslan delivers him from the enchantment. In God ontrafelt Aslan op meesterlijke wijze de diepgewortelde behoefte het goddelijke te vermenselijken. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Search for Aslan's Country and the Seven Lost Lords. No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam is a 2005 non-fiction book written by Iranian-American Muslim scholar Reza Aslan.The book describes the history of Islam and argues for a liberal interpretation of the religion. Here, Aslan allowed Reepicheep to pass on from Narnia to Aslan’s Country, as was his greatest dream, and sent the others home. Geen verzendkosten vanaf € 20,-. C.S. Aslan is a divine being, and is therefore extremely powerful and almost omnipotent, with the only being known to surpass his authority and power being his father, the Emperor-Beyond-The-Sea. I've had this song on my mind for so long. Aslan represents Jesus Christ, according to the author. Verkrijgbaar als … In deep talks with PCC, the Lead Team anticipates the need to hire younger staff to fill key positions, hold down costs, and balance our currently top-heavy org chart. In the 1967 TV serial, Aslan was portrayed by Bernard Kay. As seen in The Magician's Nephew, there are other worlds besides Narnia. This book tells the story of Aslan's creation of Narnia, his crowning of its first King and Queen, and his gift of the power of speech to some of the animals. Although they did not follow him at first, they eventually trusted him again, and, accordingly, Aslan awoke the hibernating Narnians, and called forth a river-god to end the Second Battle of Beruna. Aslan also periodically brings humans from Earth, both to help Narnia, and to teach those people important lessons. In the eyes of a Christian, Aslan is a supposal for God incarnate – Jesus Christ, our creator, redeemer, and king. Aslan starts with the first humans of “Adam and Eve.” There are a vast number of worlds with their own lands, inhabitants and laws, all of which are accessible from the Wood between the Worlds. Several years after ascending his throne, Caspian X lead a voyage aboard the Dawn Treader, to find Aslan’s Country at the end of the world, and to find the Seven Lost Lords. Aslan (Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, 2013, etc.) It's called Aslan by Kendall Payne. The book showcases Aslan’s signature style—verging on academic but always accessible—and his methodological agnosticism as he sets aside claims of truth about “God” in order to explore theories on how humans have come to believe in gods, humanize them, deify humanity, and conceive of gods across the ages. In order to save him, Aslan agreed to be sacrificed in his stead. He then ordered Digory Kirke, a human boy from Earth in Narnia at the time, to fetch an apple from the Tree of Youth, from whose seeds grew the Tree of Protection, from which in turn he allowed Digory to take an apple to Earth, in order to heal his sick mother. He later crowns Caspian as King and creates a door whereby surviving Telmarines can leave the Narnian world if they so choose. During the rule of King Tirian, most of the inhabitants of Narnia fell prey to a lie, stating that the donkey Puzzle was Aslan, and that Aslan and the demon Tash, whom the Calormenes worshipped, were one of the same being. The Pevensies are summoned into Narnia from their world to help Caspian—the rightful King of Narnia—overthrow his usurping Uncle Miraz and restore freedom to the land. Verkrijgbaar als … This is why Aslan’s love sometimes seems severe, because he will stop at nothing to show that love. God Aslan Aslan tells the two main characters—Digory Kirke and Polly Plummer—that the evil Jadis (later to become the White Witch) will pose a great threat to the Narnians. Behind the genius of Aslan is the radiance of the glory of God, the exact imprint of his nature ( Hebrews 1:3 ), God’s own image ( Colossians 1:15 ), God’s own fellow ( John 1:1 ). Zijn oproep tot een beter godsbegrip en een diepere spiritualiteit stemt tot nadenken, of je nu gelooft in een God, vele goden of helemaal geen god. Aslan then leads an army of awakened Trees and Maenads to victory against Miraz's Telmarine occupation. His avatars are different in each world, as are his specific attributes and abilities. Narnia , In the 2005 film, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the CGI Aslan is voiced by Liam Neeson. Lewis. I pictured Him becoming a lion there because (a) the lion is supposed to be the king of beasts; (b) Christ is called "The Lion of Judah" in the Bible; (c) I'd been having strange dreams about lions when I began writing the work. Shortly after, the Wolf, Maugrim, arrived and attempted to kill Susan and Lucy, only to be slayed by Peter. In the 2005 film of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the 2008 film Prince Caspian, and the 2010 film The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, he was voiced by Liam Neeson. At one point in the book, Aslan—pretending to be a common "witless" lion—chases Shasta and the talking horse Bree so that they will meet Aravis and Hwin, who become their traveling companions. God van Reza Aslan, 9789460038099 voor € 22,99 bij Boom Filosofie. Een menselijke geschiedenis. Aslan brings Eustace and his classmate Jill to Narnia. Aslan is the son of the Emperor-beyond-the-Sea, and comes from the land or world – its exact nature is unknown – known as Aslan’s Country. However, when Aslan was creating Narnia, he sang, and when God created, He just spoke (Lewis 107 and Genesis 1). Notably, Aslan chose not to bring Susan Pevensie to his Country (though she did not actually die in the train crash). In Genesis 1, God said many times “It was good” for He was talking about His creation (Genesis 1). Aslan is very wise, and a powerful force for good, but as Narnians often say, “He’s not a tame lion.” He is dangerous, and an unconquerable enemy, but he is unquestionably good. Though Shift the Ape and the other villains act in his name (dressing the naïve donkey Puzzle in a lion-skin), Aslan himself only appears late in the story in a paradise entered through a stable door. Artwork from the Prince Caspian film of Aslan with Caspian X. Aslan is the only character to appear in all seven books of the Chronicles of Narnia. When Caspian’s wife, Ramandu's daughter, was killed by the Lady of the Green Kirtle, and his only son, Prince Rilian, was kidnapped by the same witch; she planned to use him to slowly conquer Narnia. He shows Reepicheep (a Talking Mouse) the way to his country. Aslan is one of the main protagonists in the Chronicles of Narnia franchise, and the only one to appear in all the books, and the ultimate symbol of good. Prior to the story's opening, he delivered the infant Prince Cor of Archenland from his enemies to a Calormene fisherman who named him Shasta. “There,” it said, “that is not the breath of a ghost. Aslan (Turks voor " leeuw ") is een personage uit alle delen van De Kronieken van Narnia door C.S. It is unknown what shape he takes in his own country and it is also unknown what form (or forms) he takes in the various other worlds. This article is about the C. S. Lewis character. Home Upon his resurrection, he then revived the petrified Narnians in the White Witch's Courtyard, and led them into the First Battle of Beruna, which he quickly resolved by killing the Witch. Lucy is the one closest to Aslan and who sees him most often. When he approached Aravis later, he explained his actions, and she agreed she had deserved the shock of corporal punishment. When they get lost in the forest, Aslan calls Lucy to lead her siblings to him; some obey more faithfully than others. Aslan appears at various points of the journey to provide guidance. He watches over Narnia constantly, although he does not choose to solve all of its problems for its inhabitants. He did warn them, however, not to press him, as he wasn't a tame lion. For Lewis, Aslan is Jesus…the same God who incarnated in our world into the flesh-and-blood son of Mary incarnated in Narnia as a talking lion. Narnia was made in the image of Aslan’s Country, the “real” Narnia, although it was nothing more than a shadow compared to the latter’s glory. By “supposal” we mean that he is a representation of what Jesus Christ might have been like in a world of talking beasts such as Narnia, were it real. Jesus is not a tame God. Aslan is very wise, and a powerful force for good, but as Narnians often say, “He’s not a tame lion.” He is dangerous, and an unconquerable enemy, but he is unquesti… Aslan saves Lucy from a Telmarine soldier in the PC movie. He comforts Shasta in the form of a cat and defends him as he sleeps; later, he chases Shasta and the others so that they will reach Archenland in time to warn that nation of the impending attack of Prince Rabadash of Calormen. ... 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Generally, he comes to Narnia to aid its leaders and heroes on important missions for external and personal peace, and to protect it from various evils. And the way we choose to wield the gifts God gives us has a real impact on what happens next. The words "aslan" and "arslan" are Turkish for "lion". In de vorm van een godsdiensthistorisch overzicht reflecteert Reza Aslan (Iraans-Amerikaanse godsdienstwetenschapper, journalist en TV-producent) in dit boek op zijn eigen religieuze zoektocht naar God. Aslan came to Narnia for the last time, and destroyed the entire world. He asked where Edmund was, yet appeared emotionless when told of Edmund's betrayal to the White Witch, though he did say, "All shall be done" to save their brother. May we bear those gifts with the forthright courage of children, who always teach us so much at Christmas time. Eternity Jesus. Volledige beschrijving. Aslan crowned Frank and his wife, Helen, two humans from Earth, the first King and Queen of Narnia. He enables us to construct a picture of God that almost seems to take on the same direct access to the divinity in which Sufism strives to achieve. Hij is geen tamme leeuw, dus hij is autonoom en handelt zonder dat anderen hem kunnen manipuleren, maar wel volgens zijn principes, een thema in de boeken van de Kronieken. Aslan appears in Narnia as a large and terrifying, but equally magnificent and wise, lion with kind eyes. Lewis often capitalises the word lion in reference to Aslan since he parallels Jesus Christ. After Rabadash is defeated, Aslan turns him into a donkey as punishment. Mr. Beaver explains that Aslan is the true king of Narnia and that the children (as Sons of Adam and Daughters of Eve) are the chosen ones to help end the tyrannical rule of the White Witch. His presence brought an end to the Long Winter. In reality however, he is an invention giving an imaginary answer to the question, "What might Christ become like if there really were a world like Narnia and He chose to be incarnate and die and rise again in that world as He actually has done in ours?" Lewis writes in The Last Battle that in Aslan’s Country, Aslan no longer looks like a lion. She did not believe in Aslan or Narnia at the time, though it is considered likely that she would later remember the truth, and would one day enter Aslan's Country. At the creation of Narnia, Aslan also witnessed the writing of the Deep Magic from the Dawn of Time by his father, the Emperor-beyond-the-Sea. The only limits to Aslan’s abilities and autonomy in Narnia is the Deep Magic from the Dawn of Time, and The Deeper Magic from Before the Dawn of Time. They eventually succeeded, but Caspian had by that time died; Aslan took him to his Country, a young man once more. Aslan is said to have nine names, but not all of them are given in the series. At the same time, a train crash, which killed the Seven Friends of Narnia, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Pevensie, occurred, but Aslan had them all brought to Narnia. By crafting Aslan as a Christ-figure, Lewis’s story goes beyond the typical construction of a fairy-tale hero: everyone fears Aslan, both the good and the bad. Aslan was absent from Narnia during the Telmarine Conquest, and therefore most of the hunted and oppressed Narnians lost faith in him.  C.S. Once the Dawn Treader reached the sweet waters, Aslan ordered Caspian through a dream to send Edmund, Lucy, Eustace and the talking mouse, Reepicheep, to the shore at the end of the world. In the Focus on the Family Radio Plays, he was voiced by David Suchet. gespecialiseerd in de islam.Hij is journalist en auteur. David Suchet was cast as the voice of Aslan in Rupert Goold’s upcoming stage production of. 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