Can you explain for me the evilness of the Harry Potter series?


#1

I was wondering if you could explain to me the evilness behind the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling.


#2

I’m sorry to disappoint you, but the Harry Potter series is not evil. It can be legitimately criticized as literature, but it is incorrect to dismiss it (or worse, fear it) as a work of evil. For more information, I recommend the works linked below.

Recommended reading:

The Morals of Magic by Steven D. Greydanus (article)
No Catholic Consesus by Tim Ryland (article)
Harry for Catholics? by Regina Doman (article)

Looking for God in Harry Potter by John Granger (book)
Imagining Faith With Kids by Mary Margaret Keaton (book)


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