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What Civilization Does Harry Potter Create?

posted by prothfuss

By Orson Scott Card Spoiler alert: This post reveals the ending of Book Seven. So we’ve lived in J.K. Rowling’s moral universe for a decade now, seven volumes worth. Where did she take us, and to the degree that we […]

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Harry Potter Fans: Let’s Not Play Find-the-Jesus

posted by Paul Raushenbush

By Patrick Rothfuss Spoiler Alert: Jesus Dies. Fair warning: I’m going to speak plainly about book seven here. Also, I’m going to talk about what happens in the end of the Bible, and give away some of the major plot […]

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Let’s Call Mormons ‘Nontraditional Christians’

posted by prothfuss

By Orson Scott Card It has truly been a pleasure to converse — or at least take turns speaking — with Dr. Mohler. His attitude of quiet analysis is a refreshing change from the vitriol and slander that I’ve seen […]

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Mormonism Is a Sincerely False Gospel

posted by albertmohler

By Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. I am pleased to have engaged in this discussion with Orson Scott Card. I will hope to meet him more personally in the future. It appears that we are not really discussing the same […]

The Moral Universe of Harry Potter

posted by prothfuss

By Orson Scott Card (I’m assuming that anyone reading this essay has already finished “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” If you haven’t, stop reading now, and get back to J.K. Rowling so you’ll know what I’m talking about, and […]

Reading ‘Deathly Hallows’ by Candlelight

posted by Paul Raushenbush

By Patrick Rothfuss The day “Deathly Hallows” came out, I was a family vacation in the distant northern corner of Wisconsin. I found myself in a cabin with no internet. There was a small town with no library. No public […]

A Third of the Way In …

posted by prothfuss

By Orson Scott Card Editor’s Note: This blog post reveals plot points in the first third of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Good people doing bad things — or rumored to have done them. Bad people doing noble things […]

Will Harry Die?

posted by prothfuss

By Orson Scott Card Editor’s Note: This blog post does not reveal any plot points in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” “Jane, you ignorant sl–…” Oh, wait, I’m showing my age. Just because I’m in a two-person debate in […]

The End Is Near

posted by Paul Raushenbush

By Patrick Rothfuss I knew anticipation of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” had reached ridiculous levels when one of my friends uttered the words: “Accio Book Seven!” What was truly surprising is that instead of being shunned by everyone […]

Harry Potter Reaches the End

posted by prothfuss

By Orson Scott Card A few days from now, J.K. Rowling will bring the Harry Potter series to an end. Well, actually, she brought it to an end months ago. But by the end of this week, we will finally […]

Bio: Patrick Rothfuss

posted by bnet

Patrick Rothfuss is the author of the acclaimed first book The Name of the Wind, a fantasy novel which details the adventures of a young magician. He lives in central Wisconsin where he teaches at the local university. In his […]

Bio: Orson Scott Card

posted by bnet

Best known for his science fiction novels “Ender’s Game” and “Ender’s Shadow,” award-winning writer Orson Scott Card is also a committed Latter-day Saint. He has written screenplays for animated children’s videos from the New Testament and Book of Mormon, and […]

Are Any Sincere Christians Expendable?

posted by prothfuss

By Orson Scott Card There is a sort of comfortableness that can settle in with majoritarians. A complacency that allows one to be picky and exclusive. I remember getting this feeling when I lived in Utah. I moved to the […]

The “Church of the Devil”?

posted by albertmohler

By Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. I appreciate Orson Scott Card’s response to my first entry, and his rather lengthy essay can serve to move the discussion along. The first matter of concern is to clarify the question. When I […]

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