Life Lessons from Harry Potter


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What We Can Learn from Harry Potter

Harry Potter

By Laura Sheahen

The megapopular Harry Potter books don't touch on religion, but they do reflect a consistent moral framework. Like most children's books, the series teaches lessons many religions would agree on: Don't kill, don't lie, and so on. But beyond that are more subtle life lessons that can help kids--and adults--navigate relationships, disappointments, and loss.

Begin learning the life lessons of Harry Potter


Laura Sheahen is Senior Religion Editor at Beliefnet.

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