Poll Question: Should Christian teens read books about characters of spritually questionable origin?
- Maybe. Mature kids can discern the truth without being spiritually compromised. Other kids aren’t ready. (4 votes)
- Yes. Reading about a vampire doesn’t do any harm. It’s just fantasy! (2 votes)
- No way. The origin of vampires isn’t “questionable.” It’s evil. Don’t even go there. (2 votes)
I’ll be honest– this is a tricky one for me. When I began this blog and posted my first poll, a friend left several comments on my facebook account about teen fiction and what it should and should not contain and she said two very key words: age-appropriate. (maybe that’s technically one word, hyphenated…)
I think there’s something to that. Absolutely. In the case of Neil Gaiman’s book, we’re talking about a story set in a graveyard with a small child as a character. (I’m … Continue reading