What's a Christian to Do with Harry Potter? (Paperback)
Answers to the Burning Questions Christian Parents, Educators, and Others Are Asking about Harry Potter.
In the world of publishing, few successes have equaled that of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series magical stories centered on one boy's adventures at Hogwarts, a school for witchcraft and wizardry. Yet this popular series presents a perplexing even divisive challenge to the Christian community. Although the books present a clear picture of the epic battle between good and evil, they appear to support the use of magic and have had a controversial impact on our culture. As a result, many of us are wondering, How should I respond to this Harry Potter thing?
Find out what theHarry Potter books really say about witchcraft and wizardry.
Hear what Christians on both sides of the debate are saying about Harry Potter and decide what you believe.
Learn how you can use the series to protect your child from real occult influences.
In "What's a Christian to Do with Harry Potter?," you ll explore the valid concerns some Christians have about the series, sort out the fact and fiction at the center of the debate, discover biblical answers that may surprise you, and learn how you can tap into this powerful cultural phenomenon to help advance the kingdom of God.
This book has not been prepared, approved, or licensed by any person or entity that created, published, or produced the Harry Potter books or related properties.
About the Author
Connie Neal is the author of over thirty books and Bible projects, most recently "What's the Christian to Do with Harry Potter?". She toured as a speaker with Women of Faith in 1998 and now crosses the country conducting workshops on Harry Potter's influence in the Christian community. Along with her husband, Connie is raising their three children to remain culturally literate without compromising their love of God.
Charles Neal is a UKCP accredited humanistic and integrative therapist, a trainer, supervisor and group worker; Founder of the Association for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Psychologies; poet, writer and photographer; leads gay men's groups and creativity groups; Director of Transform Consultancy, London.
Dominic Davies is a BAC accredited counsellor and therapist practising in the person-centred approach. He is a Visiting Fellow at Nottingham Trent University and a former Chair of the Association for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Psychologies. Dominic runs an international training consultancy specialising in sexuality issues in Europe and Australasia. He is also in private practice in London as a therapist and supervisor.
Dominic Davies and Charles Neal are editors of Pink Therapy: A guide for counsellors working with lesbian, gay and bisexual clients (1996) and Therapeutic Perspectives on working with lesbian, gay and bisexual clients (2000), both published by Open University Press.