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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Who Gets to Define “Christian”?

posted by prothfuss

By Orson Scott Card Each time a group of Christians comes up with an unfamiliar way of understanding the scriptures and our relationship with God, there are other Christians who are quick to insist that anyone who believes like that […]

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How Do We Tell A True Act of God From A False One?
Dear Michael: Thank you again for this exchange, Michael; I am grateful that you took the time to teach me with such patience and tolerance. In all honesty, I can't follow your subtle discussion of the relationship between natural laws and Divine Providence. The fault is mine. I think you are sayi

posted 3:46:50pm Nov. 17, 2008 | read full post »

Do You Wonder About the Source of Meaning?
Dear Heather, I really enjoy the way you conduct a path through our disagreements. You are tough, but open to differences. As we have agreed from the first, to achieve real disagreement is a long-term task; it takes a lot of brandies sipped slowly together (so to speak) to get past the misunderstan

posted 10:51:30am Nov. 14, 2008 | read full post »

What About Other Religions?
Dear Michael: Thank you so much for your candid and probing response; it is most illuminating. Before addressing your final question, I am going to risk characterizing your presentation of religious faith. Some of our readers, if not you yourself, may find this presumptuous; if so, I accept their c

posted 4:21:02pm Nov. 13, 2008 | read full post »

Faith Is Not Just Belief
Dear Heather: There are many aspects of popular Catholic faith that have sometimes shocked me and turned me away. Yet I well remember visiting the great Catholic shrine at Czestechowa, in Poland, where once almost a million people turned out for Pope John Paul II when he first pierced the Iron Curta

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