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What’s a Symbol? (Allegory Pt 1)

It's become very popular to call The Chronicles of Narnia allegorical. However, as several scholars have noted, C.S. Lewis himself refuted that suggestion. He preferred to call it a "supposal." A similar argument comes up in discussions about Jesus' parables. As Mark L. Strauss notes in his book Four Portraits, One Jesus, for a time …

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