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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Magic, Fantasy with a Christian Worldview

User Review  - Kathy - Christianbook.com

Twelve years ago I was confronted by our then extreme, right wing, homeschooling mommy neighbor with accusations that "Harry Potter is evil, he is the antichrist." Sadly our neighbor had not read ... Read full review

Review: Looking for God in Harry Potter (updated 2nd edition)

User Review  - Christian Teacher - Christianbook.com

I strongly dislike this book. God's Word is very clear about the issue of witchcraft. This issue is not up to interpretation, it's clear. Look up every verse about witchcraft listed in a concordance ... Read full review

Contents

Gods Army versus the Servants of Satan?
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The Alchemy of Spiritual Growth
25
Christian Answers to Big Questions
49
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About the author (2004)

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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