Pullman Attacks Chronicles of Narnia

Posted October 16, 2005 10:19 am by Tirian

The BBC is running a story on atheist Philip Pullman, the author of His Dark Materials. HDM is a trilogy of books often viewed as the antithesis to the Chronicles of Narnia. Pullman says “It’s not the presence of Christian doctrine I object to so much as the absence of Christian virtue.” I guess he missed a few key points in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe! It’s heartwarming to read the BBC readers’ strong reaction in favor of the Chronicles and against Pullman’s comments. Read the article here.