From the depths of Hogwarts to the secret rooms of the Department of Mysteries, from Lily’s sacrifice to the creation of Horcruxes, ideas from various world religions throughout time are woven in the fabric of the Harry Potter series. Join hosts Rosie and Alison, along with MuggleNet staffer Nicole, as they discuss how religion and fate are seen in the books.
On Episode 210 we discuss…
→ Predestination vs. free will in prophesies
→ Magic as religion
→ Is there a Wizard God?
→ Wizards reconciling magic and religious belief
→ The stigma of Christians against Harry Potter
→ Resurrection: a common element
→ Are Horcruxes a perversion of religious symbols?
→ The importance of choices
→ Even Quidditch has religious imagery!
→ Trios and the Trinity
→ Repentance and Redemption
→ Ghosts and the afterlife
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RECAP: EPISODE 209
On this recap we discuss…
→ Did the diadem bring the DADA curse?
→ Why murder is the thing that splits the soul
→ A different take on the food/soul theory
→ Piggy bank Harry
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