Episode 6: Religion in Children’s Literature

What is the place of religion, God, and faith in children’s books? From the origins of children’s literature to modern-day agnosticism, we discuss this controversial theme in our episode which you can download

 
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In this episode you’ll hear about:

  • Scandalous and sulphurous blasphemy (or not) in Meg Rosoff’s There Is No Dog
  • Religion at the roots of children’s books, and its current unfashionability
  • Why religious values still permeate non-religious children’s books
  • The modern splitting of the religious life

and much more!

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And here are some of the books we’ll be discussing…

 

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