A Charmed Life: the Spirituality of Potterworld.
Potterworld, Bridger argues, is a highly moral universe in which Harry and friends struggle to develop the virtues needed to face down their challenges and opponents.
Far from trying to seduce children into a dark world of magic and violence, Bridger sees Rowling as taking up mantle of the J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, offering young (and not-so-young) readers a developmental myth that nurtures the growth of virtue and spirituality. ***
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|Date:||Apr 1, 2003|
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