The Common Good
January 2012

Violent Movie

by Kelly Keller | January 2012

Bill Wylie-Kellermann’s “Harry and the Principalities” (November 2011) gave voice to my family’s deep disappointment with the final Harry Potter movie. We had looked forward to the movie for months, but emerged in shock at how the ending completely missed the point! My 14-year-old son simply shook his head in disbelief. Thank you for this article; it helped a teenage boy, who knows in his gut that redemptive violence is a myth, find affirmation for his budding commitment to nonviolence.                                    

Kelly Keller
Omaha, Nebraska

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