Thursday, May 03, 2007

Potter-Mania is Building

Looking for God in Harry Potter by John Granger (2004, Tyndale)

Why has Potter-mania reached fever pitch? Granger (no, not Hermione) makes a convincing argument that it's because this story simply echoes the Great Story (as all great literature does) of Humanity's Fall & Divine Redemption. While not intended to be a Christian story (as Narnia is explicitly) the implicit message of Harry Potter is Christian in it's structure, symbols, and overarching theme .

More on this at time permits...

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