As an exercise in a Modern Lit class, I created a presentation on how I thought the Harry Potter saga would end. From reading Joseph Campbell’s Hero With a Thousand Faces, I got almost all of it correct. Not to brag, but I predicted everything except for Voldemort killing Snape — I figured Harry would have done it himself. Ok, maybe just a little bragging…
Jesus Potter Harry Christ is an ambitious and scholarly work that traces the philosophical underpinnings of Christian theology, and then explains it, using the the god-hero narrative structure. Harry Potter isn’t the focus of the book, merely a prop, a handy example of how the symbolism has been used over time. This is NOT a rehashing of Campbell’s work, but an attempt to delve deeper into the mysteries of Christian faith. It’s not for the faint of heart, but if you know the difference between the Arian Heresy, and Gnosticism, you will leave with a better understanding of what Christianity means.
Written by a mother/daughter team, Answering Your Kids’ Toughest Questions provides a biblical look at difficult topics that kids may be grappling with and the scriptural tools parents need to provide direction. Each chapter includes Scripture, stories, [...]
R. T. Kendall’s Finding Your Heart’s Desire is a biblical analysis of ambition: Is it Godly? Is it worldly? Is there a way to combine the two? Kendall’s book is a response to a Christian mentality that ambition is sinful and invariably leads to [...]
Dutch Sheets is a pastor, teacher, and the author of 20 books, including the bestseller Intercessory Prayer. His newest book, The Pleasure of His Company, reads like a devotional, with 30 short chapters geared toward helping readers free themselves from [...]