Are there connections between the Harry Potter books and movies and God? Come join the conversation. Here are a few questions to get you started!
- What do stories about about sorcery and stories from the bible have to say to each other?
- Are Harry's adventures a Christ-like journey?
- What do the Harry Potter stories have to say about:
- the conflict between good and evil?
- the mystery of death?
- the dark night of the soul?
This course will explore the common ground between the Harry Potter series and the theological foundations of the Christian faith. We will discuss subjects like Platform 9 ¾ and the leap of faith, Dobby’s sock and salvation, free will and the Sorting Hat, Harry Potter as a Christ figure, the universal struggle between good and evil, and the redemptive power of love.
This course was a wonderful experience! Very enlightening! Relaxed, good humour, great technology.