A comment from the delightful Harry Potter thread at dear Mr John C. Wright’s blog: It’s at times like this that one sees the real value of the world’s greatest pastime: model railroading. Model railroading teaches its practitioners useful skills and knowledge ranging from engineering to carpentry to history to geology. It also teaches one… Continue reading Harry Potter and the O-Scale Hogwarts Express
L’Osservatore Romano ran a positive review of Deathly Hallows part 2, and LifeSite News is running an article about Michael O’Brien’s criticism of it. It’s the same old stuff, fluffed up with a few new cherry-picked lines presented totally out of context. My impulse to write some kind of detailed rebuttal lasted all of about… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathless Meme
Priests will soon be ‘inundated’ with exorcism requests, asserts author “Soft forms of occultism are like Wicca and New Age,” he explained, adding that “Harry Potter contributes to that with over 400 million books being sold.” The popular book series, he claimed, has helped educate “younger generations in the language and the symbolism of the… Continue reading So Harry Potter, again.