Why Would Charles Dickens Write a Ghost Story for Christmas?
We've seen so many re-tellings of A Christmas Carol
that we don't even think about it as a ghost story
And what about this line in the song “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Andy Williams:
There'll be scary ghost stories
and tales of the glories
of Christmases long, long ago
It was already a long-standing tradition to tell ghost stories at Christmas,
but it was especially popular during the Victorian Era
after Dickens published his "little Christmas Ghost story"
Christmas is about the birth of the Savior
A ghost is the spirit or soul of a person who has died
Ghost stories are a reminder that we continue to exist after death, and that what we do in this life affects where we go when we die.
I'll show you how Dickens emphasizes that, along with
Images of Christ
"Little Christmas Ghost Story"
This famous Christmas Story by Charles Dickens
isn't just about giving money to the poor
It's about the Salvation of Ebeneezer Scrooge
It's also a Christmas Ghost Story
In this course, I'll walk you through the entire story
You'll discover the references to:
Images of Christ
You'll see how this wonderful story
is a deeply and intentionally
We delve deeper into the story arc, the characters, and events to discover how Charles Dickens intentionally wrote this as a specifically Christian story, and one that is far richer in meaning than many people realize.
A Free, downloadable PDF of the original story by Charles Dickens
In-depth discussion of the Christianity in the story elements, and the story arc itself
An explanation for why the subtitle for the story is "A Little Ghost Story for Christmas"
The course is in audio format so you can listen to it while you’re on the go, and includes digital copies of some of the original versions that you can download.
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