Meaning making, sacred reading, and political engagement in the "Harry Potter and the Sacred Text" podcast
Keywords:Politics, Religion, Religious nones, Sacred texts, Spirituality
The cohosts of the Harry Potter and the Sacred Text podcast, Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile, along with producer Ariana Nedelman, work chapter by chapter through the Harry Potter series, reading each chapter through randomly selected themes and applying sacred textual reading practices to find hidden layers of meaning within the text. This witches' brew of analysis invites their listeners to move from fandom-focused media consumers to promoters of fandom-inspired political engagement.
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