Looking for God in Harry Potter

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Tyndale House Publishers, Mar 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 234 pages
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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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User Review  - Nicole Rivera - Goodreads

Wow! I first started reading the HP series in the summer before my junior year. At that time, the first three books were out. I needed to catch up on my reading counts points but just couldn't get ... Read full review

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User Review  - A. Rolland - Goodreads

I actually really enjoyed this. I don't think I would have wanted to read it before having read the series (or during), but in the aftermath, I'll read anything HP I can get my hands on. Plus, I enjoy symbology. 4.5 - sometimes it stretches a bit far... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

John Granger is a teacher of classic literature and much-interviewed expert on Harry Potter. His self-published book on Potter received critical praise from such notables as John Warwick Montgomery, considered by many to be our generation's most important apologist for biblical Christianity. Granger lives with his wife and seven children in Port Townsend, Washington.