Category: Philip Pullman

Pullman’s God is not the Christian God but that is no Consolation because he Doesn’t Know That

In my 15 page response to the Pullman series I indicated that his notion of God is a strawman notion. The problem is that he doesn’t know that, most atheists don’t know that, and even many Christian theists don’t know that. In the Pullman series, ‘God’ is a very old ‘angel’ who was merely the […]

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Christian Parent Guide and Church Bulletin Insert Responding to Pullman’s His Dark Materials and the Golden Compass

“The Christian religion is a very powerful and convincing mistake, that’s all.” (The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman) This bulletin insert/parent’s guide has been downloaded over 1,500 times! Anthony is a former junior and senior high religion teacher. He taught apologetics and Biblical Greek at a small Bible college in Rockford before taking a position […]

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Philip Pullman and His Dark Materials Round Up

Here are a collection of posts that pertain to Pullman that exist on this blog. Detailed, 15 page analysis of the Pullman Series. Some Interviews of Philip Pullman Christian Reactions around the Net Parent’s Guide/Church Bulletin Insert All of my entries on the Pullman series. If you have been helped by any of this material, […]

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Church Bulletin Insert: What Christian Parents Should Know about The Golden Compass and What they Should Do About it

This Project was Featured on the ChristianPost.com! [opens in new window] “The Christian religion is a very powerful and convincing mistake, that’s all.” (The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE PARENT GUIDE/BULLETIN INSERT Would you like to Discuss This Material? My discussion forum is the place. Description: This is a companion to […]

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Some Christian Responses to Pullman’s His Dark Materials

Apart from my own, which is located here, here are some others of interest that I’ve found. It should be noted that my posting of them does not mean that I necessarily endorse them. I am trying to give people the ability to educate themselves. Pluggedinonline – Christian Movie Review site- Pretty good job. http://www.christiananswers.net […]

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Some Philip Pullman Interviews with Excerpts

I wanted to gather in one spot a handful of interviews with Pullman. I have to imagine that there is a list somewhere with them, but I could not find them. They all make for interesting reading and I have drawn some excerpts from them. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A23371-2001Feb18?language=printer Just a short walk away from the Pullmans’ house […]

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An Atheist Reacts to my His Dark Materials Analysis

I stopped talking to this fellah for reasons he’d find less than flattering and his latest post is no exception. You can read my initial reaction here, and here is his response. My more definitive treatment of HDM, however, is here. We can sum it up well enough. I argued that the working principles underneath […]

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