Episode 66



25 October 2021

27 mins 2 secs

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About this Episode

✓ Zašto je Hari Poter ostario bolje od Gospodara Prstenova?
✓ Da li je Dambldor najveći zlikovac serijala?
✓ Ko su najbolji uzori čarobnjačkog sveta?

Episode Links

  • 'Harry Potter' Author J.K. Rowling Opens Up About Books' Christian Imagery - MTV — That, by the author's own acknowledgement, "Harry Potter" deals extensively with Christian themes may be somewhat ironic, considering that many Christian leaders have denounced the series for glamorizing witchcraft. When he was known simply as Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the Pope himself condemned the books, writing that their "subtle seductions, which act unnoticed ... deeply distort Christianity in the soul before it can grow properly."
  • Harry Potter and the Millennials | Johns Hopkins University Press Books — Without a doubt the Harry Potter series has had a powerful effect on the Millennial Generation. Millions of children grew up immersed in the world of the boy wizard—reading the books, dressing up in costume to attend midnight book release parties, watching the movies, and even creating and competing in Quidditch tournaments. Beyond what we know of the popularity of the series, however, nothing has been published on the question of the Harry Potter effect on the politics of its young readers—now voting adults.
  • 10 Canonical Facts That Make Dumbledore A Not-So-Nice Person — Just how bad was the Headmaster of Hogwarts? Dumbledore might be Harry Potter's hero but here's why he might actually be worse than Voldemort.