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[When asked about Harry Potter]

does Harry Potter teach our kids about what is written in the Bible, about what Jesus wants people to learn about? of course not!

so you can guess my answer! it is a demonic, evil tale - not suitable for teaching kids anything that is pleasing to our Heavenly Father.

sugarpie, Yahoo Answers 19 Comments [11/30/2008 1:35:28 AM]
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Submitted By: Thejebusfire
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Mithcoriel

This person obviously hasn't read the 7th book. :P

Anyway, so we should burn 99.999% of books?

11/30/2008 9:02:12 PM

HoJuSimpson

@ Mithcoriel, Sarah Palin might approve of that. ;)

11/30/2008 9:22:17 PM

Clown

Can someone please provide correct quote from Terry Pratchett's "The light fantastic", 'cause I don't have my book handy? Something about barbarian hero thinking "Many a life was saved by a good book. Thick one's could last you for a few years..."

sugarpie, you are not sweet at all.

11/30/2008 9:29:47 PM

szaleniec

This is the Harry Potter that's written by a practising Christian, right?

11/30/2008 9:33:31 PM

GreenEyedLilo

@ Mithcoriel: You beat me to it!

I guess we should burn recipe books and books on interior decorating and books about computer programming, since, after all, there's nothing about "what is written in the Bible" in those.

11/30/2008 10:26:03 PM

MM

This was standard fare with the fundies I knew as a kid. Unless it specifically glorified Jesus, it was evil, or at least not worth my time.

Life like that must be so boring.

11/30/2008 11:06:44 PM

Grigadil

I can only see Rod and Todd Flanders and their knee-jerk-bot mother here.

12/1/2008 12:01:53 AM

Ken R.

Not teaching about Jesus = demonic?

12/5/2008 11:46:13 PM

Brain_In_A_Jar

does Harry Potter teach our kids about what is written in the Bible, about what Jesus wants people to learn about? of course not!

Neither do dictionaries, mathematical textbooks, phone directories or instruction manuals. Do you propose to ban all of them?

12/6/2008 11:47:46 AM

Lucretius

Attitudes like this were responsible for the loss of huge amounts of Latin and Classical Greek works that was in part responsible for the Dark Ages.

12/6/2008 12:53:17 PM

FSMpirate

You see, the only work of fiction sugarpie wants taught to children is the bible.

I think that's what she was going for...

11/30/2009 11:58:20 AM

louislois

Anything not mentioned in the bible = Demonic.

Got it.

The internet wasn't mentioned in the Bible, but you seem comfortable with using it....

12/2/2009 11:23:13 PM



Neither does El Quijote or Shakespeare. Try reading literature, for a change.

4/4/2010 6:49:21 AM

Canadiest

Yeah, when you're not reading the Bible you should be reading about the Bible. Literature preceeds it and mostly ignores it, as it should be.

It's just a bleedin' book

4/4/2010 8:53:44 AM

Jade Goggles

So children only need to learn how to please Jesus? No recreation reading at all? How depressing.


11/18/2010 9:38:46 AM

Philbert McAdamia

"Ya gotta catapult the propaganda. Heh heh heh heh."_____________GWBush

11/18/2010 10:25:05 AM

Swede

"You have to choose between what is good and what is easy." Something like that...
Take care of your friends, honor your family, show your enemies mercy.
Isn't Ms Rowling a Christian?

11/18/2010 10:38:11 AM

Quantum Mechanic

"it is a demonic, evil tale - not suitable for teaching kids anything"

Yup, pretty much describes the babble all right.

11/18/2010 10:39:37 AM

Apatheist

Apparently friendship and courage in the face of evil is something God doesn't want the kids to know.

I suppose the Lord of the Rings is evil too because people use magic?

8/2/2011 6:06:35 PM
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