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sinkingfeeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-25-07 02:47 PM
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7. Certainly. The end was very New Testament. The RW critics will probably say that
the series was a rip-off of "The Chronicles of Narnia".
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  -How will the non-Harry Potter fans take to the plot in the Deathly Hallows? SPOILERS The Backlash Cometh  Jul-24-07 08:30 PM   #0 
  - Definite, definite parallels  XemaSab   Jul-24-07 09:39 PM   #1 
  - That's something interesting to think about.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-24-07 09:59 PM   #2 
     - ~sigh~ blame the jerks, not Jesus  skater314159   Aug-01-07 11:08 AM   #16 
        - That would make a good bumper sticker.  CBHagman   Aug-27-07 01:30 PM   #26 
  - There was an actual church in this book.  Pithy Cherub   Jul-25-07 01:04 AM   #3 
  - I made the same remark about the Chamber of Secrets.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-25-07 04:00 AM   #4 
  - Harry has a talk with Nearly Headless Nick in book five.  CBHagman   Jul-25-07 09:30 AM   #5 
     - You're right that she left that very open.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-25-07 01:07 PM   #6 
  - Here is my personal rating...  skater314159   Aug-01-07 11:10 AM   #17 
  - It's funny how different people LOVE different books  XemaSab   Aug-01-07 12:45 PM   #19 
  - Certainly. The end was very New Testament. The RW critics will probably say that  sinkingfeeling   Jul-25-07 02:47 PM   #7 
  - The CofN was incredibly lame.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-25-07 03:19 PM   #8 
     - CofN *was* lame...  skater314159   Aug-01-07 11:16 AM   #18 
        - I thought the Tory politics were ODIOUS  XemaSab   Aug-01-07 12:47 PM   #20 
           - Yeh... I ignored that... couldn't ignore the horrid theology though n/t  skater314159   Aug-01-07 04:21 PM   #21 
  - Interesting title to that chapter  FloridaJudy   Jul-25-07 06:07 PM   #9 
  - Well, I certainly had not thought of that angle!  CBHagman   Jul-25-07 09:48 PM   #10 
  - And the process of conquest is never easy  eridani   Jul-26-07 12:59 AM   #11 
  - Interesting. Thanks for bringing it up.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-26-07 07:35 AM   #12 
  - I certainly hadn't made that connection. My thoughts were of King's Cross Station in  sinkingfeeling   Jul-26-07 02:46 PM   #13 
  - Yes, because King's Cross Station is where the Hogwart's Express departs.  Matilda   Jul-26-07 09:42 PM   #14 
  - Exactly my thoughts  Goblinmonger   Jul-31-07 08:38 AM   #15 
  - Sssssshhhh! Let's keep some texts for ourselves :) n/t  skater314159   Aug-01-07 04:23 PM   #22 
  - King's Cross is a railway station in England... reread the chapter. If I remember  1monster   Aug-04-07 07:49 PM   #23 
  - A Christian website that does see the light ....  Matilda   Aug-09-07 07:42 AM   #24 
  - Hang the Fundies.  Matilda   Aug-27-07 03:20 AM   #25 
  - Every time you think dirty thoughts about Snape,  XemaSab   Aug-27-07 03:51 PM   #27 
     - Good grief!  Matilda   Aug-27-07 09:08 PM   #28 
        - I'm series!  XemaSab   Aug-27-07 10:31 PM   #29 
  - The savior/messiah archetype appears repeatedly  LWolf   Aug-28-07 06:40 PM   #30 
     - I could have accepted Harry's death for that reason.  Matilda   Aug-29-07 09:31 PM   #31 
        - I agree.  LWolf   Aug-30-07 08:27 AM   #32 
           - It also further reinforces the theme of love versus power-lust.  CBHagman   Aug-30-07 01:47 PM   #33 
              - Love and Sacrifice are the two dominant themes in the books.  Matilda   Aug-30-07 09:25 PM   #34 
 

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