Category Archives: Criticism

Hunting Harry Potter’s Heir

(You guys like alliterations? I’m pretty ambivalent on alliterations outside of Dr Seuss books, but I do like forcing them into post titles.) Publishers and booksellers are scrambling to find the next blockbuster book (or, preferably, book series).  Hollywood studios … Continue reading

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The Magician’s Book, by Laura Miller

The Magician’s Book: A Skeptic’s Adventures in Narnia, by Laura Miller Little, Brown and Company, 2008. 320 pages. Narnia is shrouded in darkness. The harsh King Miraz, uncle to the throne’s heir, Prince Caspian, rules the land, and has made … Continue reading

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The Dawkins Delusion?, by A. McGrath & J. C. McGrath

The Dawkins Delusion?: Atheist Fundamentalism and the Denial of the Divine, by Alister McGrath & Joanna Collicutt McGrath IVP Books, 2007. 118 pages. Richard Dawkins, one of the three most popularly recognizable of the “New Atheists,” has allowed his career … Continue reading

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