Over at Evangelical Outpost, we’re running a series on questions this week, all inspired by Matt’s book, The End of Our Exploring. Here’s a snippet from the first in the series, by the incomparable Nathan Bennett:
I unashamedly love the Harry Potter series as Christian literature. This is not to say that J. K. Rowling wrote the books as evangelistic tools, but the story that she tells through the whole series gives Christian answers to the big questions about life. In Harry Potter, evil is a selfish progression toward non-existence, death to self and the love of others is the way forward, being bound to life on this earth as though its continuation is the highest good is evil, belief is a choice that continually has to be made, love are trust is better than hatred and suspicion, and love is ultimately stronger than death.
See the rest here.