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Prince Caspian and Open Theism

Some friends took issue with a statement by Aslan to the effect:  “We can never know what would have happened.”

Aslan of course is a type of Christ.  And Christ is God.  The idea that God could not know what would have happened smacks a great deal of some modern trend in theology called ‘open theism.’

The book, however, has Aslan saying something quite different:  “No one is told what would have happened.”  In the same package of insight, Lewis shares through Aslan, “One is only told their own story.”  [these are paraphrases]

That comment was the only one I … continue reading...