Part 2: The Magic of Symbolism

“Her grandmother had spent her life accumulating those books. She was the one to teach Castalia that oracle writings held hidden power – having the ability to alter a person’s very nature.  Most held curses that seeping into the mind transmuted the thoughts. However, Cliewyn had been certain that if such evil works existed, then profitable, […]

Part 1: Hunting for Gold

Let’s begin with enchantments. In 2013, Westmont College in Southern California hosted an intriguing lecture entitled, “The Baptism of the Imagination.”  The topic was the Harry Potter series.  The speaker surveyed the heavily constructed symbolism of Harry Potter, showing it to be rooted in Alchemy.  Please view the lecture to consider this premise.   The most common […]