Kind of Activity:
Discuss the text's approach to religion, and its critical reception.
Common Core Standards:
How is the Church represented in The Golden Compass? The resounding answer is, “not good.” Of course, this is alternate history Church, and not necessarily the same organization as our real-world Catholic church – but that hasn't stopped many people, readers and scholars and church officials alike, from drawing the parallel. Is the Church in The Golden Compass meant to stand for a specific real-world organization? Is it symbolic of Catholicism,...
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