Our remaining Elite Eight competitors for the title Best Christian Book of All Time have been chosen! Our first number one seed has been knocked out of the tournament in a controversial result, pending an appeal to our judges. (OK â€” it actually wasn’t controversial at all. Just…disappointing…to the members of our selection committee.)
And now, the results.
Fiction & Poetry
The analysts’ choice for the number one overall seed, Dante’sÂ Divine Comedy (1) was defeated 38-25 by C.S. Lewis’sÂ Chronicles of NarniaÂ (4). This result bothers me a great deal, and my attempts to rally voters to Dante seem to have only sealed his defeat. On Facebook, I was asked to explain why I considerÂ The Divine Comedy to be so much better thanÂ The Chronicles of Narnia. Unfortunately, I don’t have time this morning, but I’ll try to write a post later this week about that. [Read more…] about Best Christian Book of All Time: Final Elite Eight Selections