The content and opinions in this interview are very controversial in the Catholic community,Â and they do not necessarily represent the viewpoints of the staff at the Catholic Company.
In this interview, Nancy Brown talks about The Mystery of Harry Potter – A Catholic Family Guide. She explains the controversy around Harry Potter in the Catholic world and describes her journey from being strongly against Harry Potter to a neutral position on the series. Her book is designed to help families decide if reading the Harry Potter books is right for their children. She also gives pointers on appropriate ages and important discussions that should occur if your child is reading the Harry Potter series. Nancy shares about her personal knowledge of JK Rowling’s christian background and practices as well as christian elements and themes in the books themselves.Â Furthermore, she points out the similarities between Harry Potter and other christian fantasy such as The Lord of the Rings.
Nancy is a homeschooling mother, author, and photo framer.Â She is also aÂ member of the GK Chesterton Society.Â Find Nancy’s blog at http://mrsnancybrown.blogspot.com.
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