Not every book that has questionable content is bad. Not every book that doesn’t have questionable content is good. But how’s a parent to navigate the waters? Based on Harold Gardiner, SJ’s booklet, first published by America Magazine, I’ve put together a no-nonsense guide to help you in your decisions. The posts are up on Wednesdays so stayed tuned for more in the series!
Every good series needs an intro, and this one is no exception.
You knew it was coming. Gotta use it everywhere all the time. Here’s why you use charity when you judge a book.
It’s okay. Really. Not every good book is going to be without some sort of moral ambiguity. Its our job as parents to help guide our children through it.
When you are reading a book and you start reading the part about sin – because there will be sin in the storyline, does it look like sin?
Sin is tempting enough already. Let’s not make it too tempting, okay?
It’s okay if we take something away from a book. But didactic books? Yuck!