Looking for God in Harry Potter
For the latest edition of this book that covers all 7 Harry Potter novels, see How Harry Cast His Spell.
John Granger, a Christian, a teacher of classic literature, and a father of seven children, explores the surprising reasons J. K. Rowling's books are so popular and examines what the author believes are strong Christian themes throughout the Harry Potter books. Granger helps readers understand the classic literary devices used in the Potter books and contends that Rowling is writing in the tradition of Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. Are they just a good read, or do they nourish the soul as well?
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Review: Looking for God in Harry PotterUser Review - Stephanie Keaty - Goodreads
Like the author, I was vehemently apposed to the series of books captivating public schools and pop-culture which glorified magic and wizardry. Harry Potter would not be on my kids' bookshelves ... Read full review
Review: Looking for God in Harry PotterUser Review - Kris - Goodreads
Useful, but rather poorly written. I liked the unique information on alchemy and Latin names, but Granger could have used a better editor to even out some rough patches and connect his sentences more ... Read full review