secular gods, was RE: Rowling and religion
gbhillel at netvision.net.il
Mon Feb 23 03:43:56 EST 2004
>>Yes, but what I find interesting here is how pagan Baum's Santa Claus is
Well, he did invent a whole alternative life for Santa Claus that had
nothing to do with being St. Nicholas, and everything to do with being
chosen of the fairies...
>>> I was thinking about religion in DWJ, and the
thing that comes to mind is when Millie assures Christoper that "Asheth is
real." And certainly Asheth exists in a much more practical way than does
other god in DWJ that I can think of. . .
How about the Gods in "A Sudden Wild Magic"? And of course those in "Dark
Lord of Derkholm".
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