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Books about Harry Potter and the Christian Faith

Bridger, Francis. A Charmed Life: The Spirituality of Potterworld. New York: Image Books / Doubleday, 2001. Paperback, 164 pages.

Dalton, Russell W. Faith Journey Through Fantasy Lands: A Christian Dialogue With Harry Potter, Star Wars, and the Lord of the Rings. Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2003. Paperback, 160 pages.

Granger, John. Looking for God in Harry Potter. Tyndale, 2004. Hardcover, 202 pages.

Granger, John. Unlocking Harry Potter: Five Keys for the Serious Reader. Zossima Press, 2007. Paperback, 312 pages.

Keaton, Mary Margaret. Imagining Faith with Kids: Unearthing Seeds of the Gospel in Children's Stories from Peter Rabbit to Harry Potter. Pauline Books & Media, 2005. Paperback, 336 pages.

Kern, Edmund M. The Wisdom of Harry Potter: What Our Favorite Hero Teaches Us About Moral Choices. Prometheus Books, 2003. Paperback, 296 pages.

Killinger, John. God, the Devil, and Harry Potter: A Christian Minister's Defense of the Beloved Novels. Thomas Dunne Books, 2002. Hardcover: 224 pages.

Neal, Connie. The Gospel According to Harry Potter: Spirituality in the Stories of the World's Most Famous Seeker. Westminster John Knox Press, 2002. Paperback: 166 pages.

Neal, Connie. What's a Christian to Do with Harry Potter? WaterBrook Press, 2001. Paperback, 224 pages.
 
 

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Essays / Sermons

Nuechterlein, Paul. "Harry Potter and Power in Weakness." A sermon preached July 6, 2003.

Nuechterlein, Paul. "Harry Potter and the Power of Love." An Internet essay published December 2005, latest version in January 2007. There is also a plain html version for which the footnotes will print. (Spoiler Warning: If you have not completed Book Six, this essay contains details and excerpts that reveal important elements through the end of Book Six.)

Wandinger, Nikolaus; Drexler, Christoph; Peter, Teresa. "Harry Potter and the Art of Theology 1: A Theological Perspective on J. K. Rowling's Novels -- Part One: Healing, Grace and Original Sin." Published in: Milltown Studies 52 (Winter 2003), 1-26.

Wandinger, Nikolaus; Drexler, Christoph; Peter, Teresa. "Harry Potter and the Art of Theology 2: A Theological Perspective on J. K. Rowling's novels - Part Two: Sacrifice and Mission." Published in: Milltown Studies 53 (Summer 2004), 131- 153.

Harry Potter Series -- Books -- by J. K. Rowling (in chronological order)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Scholastic, September 1, 1998. Hardcover: 309 pages.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Scholastic, June 2, 1999. Hardcover: 341 pages.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Scholastic, September 8, 1999. Hardcover: 435 pages.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Scholastic, July 8, 2000. Hardcover: 734 pages.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Scholastic, June 21, 2003. Hardcover: 870 pages.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Scholastic, July 16, 2005. Hardcover, 672 pages.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Scholastic, forthcoming July 21, 2007. Hardcover, 784 pages.

Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set (Books 1-6).

Harry Potter Series -- Audio Books -- by J. K. Rowling / read by Jim Dale

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Listening Library, 1999.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Listening Library, 1999.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Listening Library, 2000.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Listening Library, 2000.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Listening Library, 2003.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Listening Library, 2005.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Listening Library, forthcoming July 21, 2007.

Harry Potter Series -- Motion Pictures (DVDs)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Warner Home Video, 2002. (Theatrical Release Date: November 16, 2001)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Warner Home Video, 2003. (Theatrical Release Date: November 15, 2002)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Warner Home Video, 2004. (Theatrical Release Date: June 4, 2004)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Warner Home Video, 2006. (Theatrical Release Date: November 18, 2005)

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Theatrical Release Date: July 13, 2007.
 
 

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