From AlterNet comes a look at religion in a popular fantasy series. The article is called The Anti-Christian Mythology of Phillip Pullman. Here’s an excerpt…

Perhaps the West is so steeped in Christian mythology that we can’t imagine an outside to Christianity. Pullman gets to be antireligious simply because he criticizes one aspect of Christianity. Instead of pushing hierarchy and sexual repression, he celebrates individualism and sexual expression — as long as everybody is heterosexual, in love, and conforms to appropriate gender roles.

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