A christ figure is an allusion between a character and the biblical jesus it usually represents sacrifice and goodness this fits harry potter because through the harry potter novels, harry is fighting a war between good and evil, and throughout his journey goes through many similarities. Religious debates over the harry potter series of books by j k rowling are based on claims that the novels contain occult or had been cast to portray the character viktor krum in the film adaptation of harry potter and the like christ she points out the title of the chapter in which this occurs—king's cross—a possible allusion. Christ like characters two very different pieces of literature, one flew over the cuckoo’s nest and harry potter and the deathly hallows are actually quite similar in some respects.
The characters in harry potter please also keep in mind the precept from the emerald tablet of hermes trismegistus: as above, so below the human microcosm has the same basic structure as the cosmos around us, ie the world the great trilogy of the fall, our present imprisonment and the resurrection of the inner christ applies both to our own life as well as the life of humanity in general.
Like most great western literature, the potter stories are founded on the mortal rivalry of good and evil, and harry is the christ-figure with both extraordinary (wizard) and ordinary (muggle.
'harry potter' author jk rowling opens up about books' christian imagery (read how rowling revealed the characters' fates to the harry potter movies' stars here) like graham greene. A christ-like figure is a character that is an embodiment or representation of jesus christ is there a way to tell christ-like figures in literature by: tanner cannon harry potter harry potter.
The truth about harry potter and jesus: religious symbolism, controversy and theology in jk rowling’s deathly hallows friday, july 15, the character of harry potter popped into joanne rowling’s head in 1990, when she was returning by train to london after flat-hunting in manchester “harry potter is ‘christ-like’ claims. Jesus potter harry christ: the astonishing relationship between two of the world's most popular literary characters: a historical investigation into the mythology and literature of jesus christ and the religious symbolism in rowling's magical series. Harry potter in j k rowling's harry potter series displays savior qualities every time he defends the wizard (and muggle) world from the devilish lord voldemort on multiple occasions, harry willingly presents himself as a sacrifice and, by so doing, is able to destroy the evil wizard. List of harry potter characters jump to navigation jump to search this is a list of characters in the harry potter series they are all gornuk – a goblin like griphook who worked at gringotts and later teamed up with griphook, dean thomas, ted tonks,.
In harry potter and the deathly hallows, the last book in the series, rowling includes overt references to matthew 6:19, “where you treasure is, there will your heart be also” and 1 corinthians 15:26, “the last enemy that shall be destroyed is death” (see harry potter and the deathly hallows, pp 325, 328. Christ like characters two very different pieces of literature, one flew over the cuckoo’s nest and harry potter and the deathly hallows are actually quite similar in some respects although one story takes place in a mental hospital and the other deals with wizards in an often invisible world, each is a story of heroism and strength.
Question: what should be the christian view of harry potter answer: as the popularity of the harry potter series continues to grow, christian parents are left with some difficult questions some believe that the magical world of harry potter is little more than harmless fun and fantasy.