Looking for God in Harry Potter

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Tyndale House Publishers, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 202 pages
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Millions of children, even Christian children, are reading the mega-selling Harry Potter book series and are exposed to the Harry Potter movies. John Granger, a devout Christian, teacher of classic literature, and father of seven children, first read the Harry Potter books so he could explain to his children why they weren't allowed to read them. After intense study, however, he became convinced that the books are underestimated as literature--and reflect important Christian truths. In Looking for God in Harry Potter, Granger gives parents and teachers a roadmap for using the Harry Potter books to teach Christian truth to children.

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User 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

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User Review  - Kiersten - Goodreads

It was a really interesting book! He had a lot of fascinating ideas about the first 5 books. It was only a shame that he didn't wait to publish it until all 7 books were out. I'm not sure I agree with ... Read full review

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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.

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