Harry Potter

Earlier this week, RTB philosopher/theologian Kenneth Samples invited me, Sandra, and other RTB staffers to participate in a recording of his podcast, Straight Thinking. The discussion focused on Harry Potter and Christians’ response to this spectacularly popular fantasy franchise. The podcast won’t air for another two months or so, but I love the subject of fantasy literature and film so much I can’t resist writing about it here on Take Two.

The fantasy genre occasionally causes some unease among Christians. (more…)

The end is near—the end of one of the most successful film franchises in movie history, that is. A week from today total geek-out will recommence as the epic tale of Harry Potter wraps up. Theatres across the country will no doubt see their share of cloaks, wands, and tears. (more…)

It might seem like just another day, but to countless fans across the country, Friday, November 19 is a day to celebrate. On that day, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—or HP7, as    fans have come to call it—finally hits the big screen. (Some are already itching to get in line for the midnight show.) (more…)