‘Imagination Drives Potter Stories’
Aug 03, 2003
An English professor offers his thoughts on what Harry’s about, and the issues that make “many Christian parents distrust the Potter series.”:
As only the child at heart can enter Lewis’s Narnia, Hogwarts is invisible to outsiders. Looking at this magnificent 1,000-year-old castle, a Muggle, one without magical power, sees only “a moldering old ruin with a sign over the entrance saying “DANGER, DO NOT ENTER, UNSAFE.” Some hostile observers, though good people, take the sign at its word.