What if you could use Harry Potter to advance God's kingdom?
Instead of running from popular culture or leaving your children
to interpret it on their own, study it and engage it with them.
Should we build a wall around our children, or fit them with
The fervor surrounding the Potter books is evidence of the human
yearning for something beyond the mundane world of our daily experience.
Is Harry Potter a vehicle for teaching moral values or a dangerous
introduction into the occult? This book can help you decide.
Christians can reap valuable lessons from these products' phenomenal
It may relieve parents to know that the magic in these books
is purely mechanical, as opposed to occultic.
The Gospel According to Harry Potter: Spirituality in the Stories of the World's Most Famous Seeker
What's a Christian to Do with Harry Potter?
A Parent's Guide to Harry Potter
Are the Potter books a step toward a deadly fascination in the
occult for today's children and teens?
I can't help but wonder why Jesus Christ does not have the same effect on people that a fictional school boy with ties to the occult seems to have.
Harry Potter, an orphaned witch, has captured the innocent heart
of many children.
Are the Potter books in the same class as writers C.S. Lewis
and J.R.R. Tolkien, or do the Potter stories reflect some of the
flaws of our present age?
Oh, it's just fantasy, you may argue. It can't
hurt. Actually, it's not that simple. The stories and times
have changed, making the new generation of children far more vulnerable
to deception than we were.
Moral ambiguity and alienation of youth are strong themes in
the series, which are wrongly marketed as modern successors to The Chronicles of Narnia.
Author Richard Abanes looks at the Potter books in light
of how they could adversely affect some children
Harry Potter, Narnia, and the Lord of the Rings: What You Need to Know about Fantasy Books and Movies