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God, the devil, and Harry Potter : a Christian minister's defense of the beloved novels

Author: John Killinger
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Presbyterian minister defends the Harry Potter series from conservatives who denounce the books as paganism, demonstrating how they promote the values of faith and morality, and profiling the main character as a Christ figure.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: J K Rowling; J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); Joanne K Rowling
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Killinger
ISBN: 0312308698 9780312308698 031230871X 9780312308711
OCLC Number: 50638779
Description: 196 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Mysterious Births and Miraculous Childhoods --
The Struggle Between Good and Evil --
The Game of Life --
The Magical, Mystical World --
Of Ghosts and Goblins and the Life After Death --
And now Abideth Faith, Hope, and Love.
Responsibility: John Killinger.
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The Harry Potter books have aroused heated discussion among some branches of Christianity, to the extent that one minister torched them in a "holy bonfire", calling them an abomination. In this  Read more...

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