"Whatever it was that occurred after Jesus' crucifixion, one thing is absolutely clear: It was called 'resurrection.' Of that there can be no doubt. All who were met by it called it the same thing. However unclear many things may be about alleged meetings with Jesus after his death, there was a consensus in the community that whatever it was that people were experiencing, the correct term for it was resurrection. This meant that they had experienced and tasted the first fruits of the expected event at the end time of judgment and redemption." - "Thomas C. Oden in Agenda for Theology After Modernity... What?" - Christianity Today: April 2, 1998
"'Oh, you're real! Oh, Aslan!' cried Lucy and both girls flung themselves upon him and covered him with kisses.
'But what does it all mean?' asked Susan when they were somewhat calmer.
'It means,' said Aslan, 'that though the Witch knew the Deep Magic, there is a magic deeper still which she did not know. Her knowledge goes back only to the dawn of Time. But if she could have looked a little further back, into the stillness and the darkness before Time dawned, she would have read there a different incantation. She would have known that when a willing victim who had committed no treachery was killed in a traitor's stead, the Table would crack and Death itself would start working backwards. - C.S. Lewis in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" - Christianity Today, April 6, 1998
"It costs God nothing, so far as we know, to create nice things; but to convert rebellious wills cost Him crucifixion." - C.S. Lewis in Mere Christianity