Date of Award

Fall 11-2017

Document Type


Primary Advisor

Dr. Linda Linzey


Fantasy is often a controversial topic within the Christian community, especially when magic is involved and religious ideals are tested. This controversy is explored and questioned through the advocating of the creative, intellectual, and spiritual qualities of Fantasy that are positive and encouraging for a Christian, and by analyzing the presence and value of these qualities within three famous fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter, and His Dark Materials.