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Harry Potter fans warn against dangerous effects of Bible

July 20th, 2005 (09:26 am)
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From The Chaser:

A number of concerned British Harry Potter fans have spoken out against the Bible, claiming that the holy text of the Christian Church can cause serious damage to children. “Reading the Bible teaches children to believe in the supernatural,” said one English Literature academic from Oxford University, Lewis Williams. “The tales of Jesus turning water into wine are fairly harmless, but there is a serious risk of children drowning if they try to walk on water,” he said. “And the chance of serious bodily harm isn’t exactly minimised by that whole ‘resurrection-from-the-dead’ story either.”

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Posted by: C. Virtue (cvirtue)
Posted at: July 20th, 2005 02:12 pm (UTC)

Could you check that link? I got a no-such-domain.

Posted by: Who, me? (metageek)
Posted at: July 20th, 2005 03:01 pm (UTC)

...works for me. Even when I log in to home and go through the proxy there. Try again, I guess.

Posted by: Alexx Kay (alexx_kay)
Posted at: July 20th, 2005 04:11 pm (UTC)

Delightful! Forwarding to kestrell...

Posted by: Siderea (siderea)
Posted at: July 21st, 2005 03:59 am (UTC)

Nice!

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