Part 2: The Magic of Symbolism

In Part 1 we looked at the spiritual significance of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Series.  If you linked over to the lecture you know that Harry Potter is unprecedented in the thickness of its symbols.  If you’re skeptical about the spiritual impact of symbolism in a written work, you’ve come to the right place!  Let’s […]

Nugget

Here’s a little something to go with Part I of our series on Symbolism & Spirituality… In 2013, Westmont College in Southern California hosted an intriguing lecture entitled, “The Baptism of the Imagination.”  The topic is the Harry Potter series, and it is given by a Christian who interchanges Alchemy with Christianity. If you are interested in […]

Part 1: Hunting for Gold

Let’s begin with enchantments. J.K. Rowling has made no claim that the Harry Potter series is alchemy coded into story, but she has made comments about alchemy here and here, and the evidence within the books points to their being alchemical works.    If this is the case, the HP Series has a pagan nature not owing to surface elements […]