Anyone who has listened to Mugglecast, a podcast for Harry Potter lovers, must acknowledge the close textual reading of every single chapter of the series, and fan fiction sites abound in an efflorescence of, albeit channeled, creativity. Granger, a Christian , has defended the books in his book, Looking for God in Harry Potter. Although the booksare classed as children's books, a large part of the fandom isteens and adults. A Universal History of the Destruction of Books. What can you say to that?. They fear that any books which have good witches or good magic—like the Harry Potter series—will lead people not to take the threat of real witchcraft seriously, and possibly lead them to take the Bible's teachings in general more lightly.
Our tax dollars pay for education and that is what exactly it should be, Not fantasy time. Characters like Harry show great bravery, Morals, And belief that anything can be possible if you try. In the end, they bring the downfall of Voldemort. A child is read stories of a talking cat or a silly old bear while still young and naïve. But not everyone interviewed at the school yesterday was against the banning.
Harry Potter is a good book, but it's not appropriate for schools. Rowling recently faced calls to burn her books by supporters of President Donald Trump angered at the author's criticism of the U. Many of these people feel that the books are door-openers to topics that desensitize children to very real evils in the world. Everyone loves to sit down and read a good book that really makes you get into it. Despite its widespread popularity, Harry Potter, according to the American Library Association, is now the most banned book in America. What is more interesting, to me, is that the generation of children who learned to think critically from Harry Potter, such as Vicky, and those who learned to write, such as countless others, will soon be flooding the literary community with their creative expression.
But someone explained to me that all the magic and wizard stuff was considered sinful by some religions. Characters like Hermione show great intelligence, Bravery, And outstanding morals and are revered by girls around the world. In the interview, Fleetwood reaffirmed his positive opinion of the books, and remarked that then-Cardinal Ratzinger's letters may have been written by a member of the congregation's staff and simply signed by the prefect. The natural, intuitive leap from reading a Harry Potter book to turning against God and worshipping Satan is very easy for a child to make, as the numbers have shown. In a number of states, there have been attempts, some successful and some unsuccessful, to have the Harry Potter books , and banned or under severe restrictions in school libraries.
Honestly, I've read all seven books. In these novels, the author tells about a young wizard who has a lightning scar on his right forehead. Why don't you people actually get a grip on reality and stop worshipping something made up by man, in effect your actually worshipping the man who thought of 'God' as a way of self-denial for his own inadiquacies. Harry starts to receive letters, so when scared Uncle Vernon drives them away, the Hogwarts Gamekeeper follows them. It is logical to assume that, directly or indirectly, that was also the model for Harry Potter's sacrifice. You do not have the right to decide what everyone else's children are exposed to. Sometimes I tie letters to the legs of unsuspecting owls.
There are good life lessons in the Harry Potter books. Identify who will comprise a committee of parents, school personnel, and other community members to review challenged material. Religious responses to Harry Potter have not all been negative. A number of , , and have argued against the series, as have some and Muslims. Their position is not that all books are good, or even that all books are suitable for children. Miller argues that these parallels make it difficult to believe that the basis of the stories is Satanic.
If the book shouldn't be read by children, then it need to not be promoted in that way. But some parents think Harry is the evil being who should be subdued. Rowling, of being a witch seeking converts. Following her case's rejection by the school, Mallory then took her case to the school appeals committee, but was rejected again. When people are arguing from that kind of standpoint, I don't think reason works tremendously well. Why Christians Should Read it Anyway:Surprise! First day sales of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sold 11 million copies worldwide which definitely reflects the fan base of Harry Potter Gunelius, 76.
Now I ask you; if the headmaster of their witch school is an old queer, why shouldn't everyone else be a queer too? Throughout adolescents, a child is taught to use his or her imagination. I for one am proud to stand here today and tell you now, your views on satanism are completly incorrect, we do not sacrifce any one or thing, we believe only in self preservation. It is more fantasy, A lot of fantasy has worse writing than Harry Potter. The Catholic Church has no formal policy on the books. Also in 2003, the Prefect of the , Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger — who later became — received a manuscript of a book critical of the novels from a German author. If they have mental problems they may take that to real life and start there killings animals then it will get more serious and then the crimes will get more turn into kidnappings and maybe even murder so that they can take part in spirtitual killings and that could get them a minimum sentence of 25 years and a maximum sentence of life without parole or if there state takes place in the punishment of death which is more formerly known as death row.