Humanize Me 214: Harry Potter as a sacred text, with Vanessa Zoltan

Bart chats with Vanessa Zoltan, a research assistant at Harvard Divinity School where she graduated who has been involved with the Humanist Hub at Harvard University and is well-known for her approach to reading books like Harry Potter as a sacred text.

Among the topics covered in this episode:

  • Being an atheist for solidarity
  • The power of prayer?
  • Lectio Divina and Harry Potter
  • On shared languages and arts
  • How something like that gets started

Vanessa’s project can be found at Reach Bart at There’s also a private Facebook group for members of this community HERE.


By | 2022-08-10T03:45:19+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Podcast|

About the Author:

Bart Campolo is a secular community builder, counselor and writer who currently serves as the Humanist Chaplain at the University of Cincinnati. Listen to his podcast HERE!