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Looking for God in Harry Potter

Author: John Granger
Publisher: [Wheaton, Ill.] : SaltRiver, ©2004.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Granger, John, 1961-
Looking for God in Harry Potter.
[Wheaton, Ill.] : SaltRiver, c2004
(OCoLC)646174097
Named Person: J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; Joanne K Rowling; J K Rowling
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Granger
ISBN: 1414300913 9781414300917
OCLC Number: 54529969
Description: xxi, 202 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A parental shift from alarm to approval --
Magic, fantasy, and the Christian worldview : the "sorcery" in Harry Potter supports biblical teaching, not practice of the occult --
God's army versus the servants of Satan? : The Harry Potter novels revolve around the central conflict of good and evil --
The hero's Christlike journey : Harry's adventures take him through life, death, and resurrection --
The alchemy of spiritual growth : the story cycles are built on the stages of transformation --
One person, two natures : Doppelgängers point to the struggle of dual natures--and their resolution in the God-Man --
Christian answers to big questions : surprise endings suggest a remedy for the evils of prejudice --
The triumph of love over death : the mystery of death meets the ultimate answer --
The question of identity : Harry defines himself through choices, change, and destiny --
Evidence of things unseen : the symbols in Potterdom are powerful pointers to Christian reality --
Fun with names : the character names are delightful puzzles with hidden Christian meanings --
The purification of the soul : Christian keys to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone --
Dangerous books and edifying books : Christian keys to Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets --
Despair and delivery : Christian keys to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban --
Girded with virtue : Christian keys to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire --
Dark night of the soul : Christian keys to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix --
The power of Christian artistry : keys to the future and legacy of the Harry Potter series --
Appendix: Speaking of God in Harry Potter.
Responsibility: John Granger.

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