In response to the heated controversy surrounding the Harry Potter phenomenon, Christian Publications is excited to present the book "Harry Potter and the Bible: The Menace behind the Magick." (The word “magic” refers to stage illusions by sleight-of-hand, where-as “magick” refers to occult practices.) In this timely book, Richard Abanes -- nationally recognized cult researcher -- skillfully answers the questions parents and others are asking about the mega best-selling series by J.K. Rowling.
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In Part One: "The World of Harry Potter, Abanes provides a brief but enlightening summary of each of the first four books. He then exposes the various forms of occultism, some subtle, some more glaring, that are woven into the Potter books. Abanes offers appropriate scriptural responses and discusses numerous psychological and spiritual dangers associated with the Rowling volumes.
In Part Two: Out of the Darkness, he presents a critical overview of occultism in America, the place of fantasy in Christian literature and the controversy surrounding the use of Harry Potter in public schools. The book concludes with an insightful explanation of why occultism is unquestionably condemned in Scripture.About the Author:
Richard Abanes has been in full-time Christian Ministry for more than ten years. He is a nationally known author/journalist specializing in the area of cults, the occult, new religious movements, world religions, and Christian doctrine. In addition to serving on staff as a minister at Southern California's Saddleback Church from 1997 - 2000, Richard has written/co-authored nearly a dozen books relating to his field of expertise, He also has written for numerous magazines and journals including: CBA Marketplace, Christian Retailing, Christianity Today, Charisma & Christian Life, Ministries Today, Moody Magazine, and Christian Research Journal. Interestingly, Richard is an accomplished singer / songwriter who has performed on Broadway in such hit musicals as "A Chorus Line" and "Dreamgirls." He has independently produced two full-length CD's of original inspirational songs, which are available at mp3.com/richardabanes.
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