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The Power of Storytelling for Christ

C. S. Lewis, Madeleine L’Engle, and the Power of Storytelling

article by Warren Cole Smith

"Artists such as Madeleine L’Engle and C. S. Lewis help us remember that the Bible is more than just a collection of stories. The bible is itself a magnificent story of the creation, fall, redemption, and ultimate restoration of all things...."

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Who are some of your favorite Christian storytellers?

What kind of storytelling do you think is missing from the market today?


  1. I enjoy when fantasy and science fiction, and even other genres not specifically within the "Christian" parent genre, make biblical references or can serve as metaphors. I like when the authors purposely include references (e.g. Harry Potter series), in positive ways, instead of ignoring the entire existence of Christianity and pretending it doesn't exist.

    1. Definitely! Christianity can fit into any story, because it fits in all sorts of lifestyles.

  2. Madeleine L’Engle and C. S. Lewis are both wonderful storytellers, and their books can make us think deeply about many things.

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction