Planet Narnia

From back in the day when the Sun orbited the Earth
From back in the day when the Sun orbited the Earth

I accidentally watched The Narnia Code last night.

It was really interesting, not sure how long you’ll be able to watch it on the BBC website, I could probably make it available to download permanently from somewhere else, but I don’t particularly want to get sued.

Basically there’s more to the Narnia books than you think, a secret 3rd layer that this guy Michael Ward only discovered about 50 years after the books were written.

The first layer is the actual story that’s written on the page.

The second layer is the biblical allegory.

The third layer equates each book to one of the seven medieval planets: The Sun, The Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.

I think I’m gonna have to read the book at some point, I don’t really know a lot about the significance of each planet but the bits he talked about on the TV show sounded really interesting.

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