What We Can Learn from 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.