Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

It’s the English class you didn't know you missed and the meaningful conversations you didn't know you craved. Join Vanessa Zoltan and Matt Potts as they bring thought, reflection and laughter to Harry Potter; not just as novels, but as instructive and inspirational texts that will teach us about our own lives. Relive the magic chapter by chapter as they explore themes such as commitment, revenge and forgiveness. This podcast creates time in your week to think about life’s big questions. Because reading fiction doesn’t just help us escape the world, it helps us live in it.

http://harrypottersacredtext.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 37m. Bisher sind 336 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 3 hours 35 minutes

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#WizardTeam: The Death Eaters (Book 4, Chapter 33)


We’ve decided not to release an episode of Harry Potter and the Sacred Text today. Instead we have an episode of #WizardTeam from the brilliant women over at Black Girls Create.  #WizardTeam is a Harry Potter podcast housed under Black Girls...


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 2020-06-04  1h49m
 
 

Identity: The Will of Albus Dumbledore (Book 7, Chapter 7)


Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Identity in chapter seven of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we discuss the many gifts in this chapter: Harry’s birthday gifts, what Dumbledore leaves the trio in his will, and the gift of a new h...


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 2020-06-11  48m
 
 

Independence: The Wedding (Book 7, Chapter 8)


Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Independence in chapter eight of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week Vanessa shares a cautionary tale of Crystal Light and we discuss the magic of wizard wedding, Luna’s relationship with her father, ...


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 2020-06-18  47m
 
 

Happy Power of Ritual Day!


Hi all, Casper here. There are moments in life when you look around and wonder at the marvel of it all. Today my book is published - and it would never have happened without YOU, our dear listeners. Thank you for traveling with us through the books, fo...


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 2020-06-23  52m
 
 

Relief: A Place to Hide (Book 7, Chapter 9)


Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Relief in chapter nine of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we discuss Ron’s moving concern for his family, Harry’s persistant need to self-isolate, and how Hermione’s marginalized identity leads to...


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 2020-06-25  37m
 
 

Hagrid and McGonagall Present: HPST Summer Camp


We were lucky enough to get Hagrid and McGonagall in the studio this week! They're bringing you a special little infomercial for our HPST Summer Camp. We've been busy planning away across the past few months and really hope to see you there. ...


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 2020-07-01  2m
 
 

Neglect: Kreacher's Tale (Book 7, Chapter 10)


Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Neglect in chapter ten of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we discuss Sirius' childhood bedroom, the lack of stories that Harry has about his parents, and Harry's kindness towards Kreache...


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 2020-07-02  37m
 
 

Normalcy: The Bribe (Book 7, Chapter 11)


Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Normalcy in chapter eleven of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we discuss the role of pain in Harry’s life, the changes being made at the Ministry, and why Lupin can’t come hunt horcruxes. Througho...


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 2020-07-09  42m
 
 

Owl Post Edition: J.K. Rowling and Transphobia with Jackson Bird


Today’s owl post episode is in response to J.K. Rowling’s recent and vehement transphobia. We’re joined by our friend Jackson Bird to talk about why it’s important to condemn Rowling, and what we’re thinking about in terms of the future of this podcast...


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 2020-07-16  55m
 
 

Truth: Magic is Might (Book 7, Chapter 12)


Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of Truth in chapter twelve of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week we discuss the new ministry statue, the fate of poor Mafalda Hopkirk, and whether or not Ron is useless. Throughout the episode we consid...


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 2020-07-23  37m