Essay on Comparing Jesus Christ and Harry Potter as Heroes

If there are two names that can be recognized anywhere in the world, one would definitely be Harry Potter, and the other would surely be Jesus Christ. On one hand, Harry Potter is known as the protagonist of the best-selling Harry Potter book series, which was written by JK Rowling. He is a boy wizard who encountered many different trials and tribulations during his stay in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The seven books have been read by millions of children and adults all over the world, and its popularity was evident when four books in the series were on the New York Times bestseller list all at the same time (Brown 32). On the other hand, Jesus Christ is one of the main religious figures of Christianity, which has billions of followers worldwide. He is considered by Christians to be the “Son of God”, and is believed to be the man who saved the world from sin.At first, Jesus Christ and Harry Potter may seem to have nothing in common — after all, the former is believed to be real, while the latter is fictional. However, this paper aims to prove that they have plenty of similarities, even down to the conflicts that they face in their lifetimes. In addition, these two aren’t just the protagonists of their stories – they are also the heroes, and the ways they perform their courageous actions are very similar. Because they are very much alike, heroism isn’t just seen in one of the two stories. Heroism is reflected in the stories of both Harry Potter and Jesus Christ.The stories of Harry Potter and Jesus Christ both revolve around the battle between good and evil (Gibbs 46). In their stories, they encounter different trials and tribulations which test their trust, courage, and fait…

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