ith the release of the seventh book and fifth film this month, the Harry Potter media frenzy continues to the sweep the globe. Thus far, there are more than 325 million copies of the first six books in print and the first four films grossed more than US$3 billion. Given the enormous popularity of Harry Potter the Adventist Review presents relevant materials to inform, guide, and caution, our readers. Several of the articles below are pulled from our archives and were printed between 2001 and 2004.
What Harry Potter Tells Us About Ourselves
Gary Swanson reveals insights on the Harry Potter series that may surprise you.
What do we do with Harry Potter?
Anita Oliver raises many questions about the Harry Potter phenomenon. The author and educator shares several principles to consider before delving into this popular work.
Harry Potter and the Bible
Occult expert Richard Abanes takes a clsoe look at the Harry Potter character. What he found may surprise you.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: A Closer Look
An analysis of the third Harry Potter story by occult expert Richard Abanes
What About Harry?
After publishing its first article on Harry Potter, the Adventist Review received an avalanche of mail. Take a look at what our readers said.
Fantasy and the Family
What impact is today's fantasy literature having on young families? Richard Abanes surveys several popular literary characters.