October 19th, 2007

Heroine Addict: Ginny, Hmmmmmm...

JK Rowling and the Christian Symbolism of the HP Books

Over at RS.org, there's a conversation about JKR's recent discussion of the religious symbolism in the HP books. It's had me thinking quite a bit. Here's what I had to say there:

Here's the article in question: an MTV interview entitled 'Harry Potter' Author J.K. Rowling Opens Up About Books' Christian Imagery.

I am fairly agnostic, and raised Jewish to boot. On the other hand, I edit books on comparative religion and mythology for a living, so I'm seriously ambivalent about all of this.

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