The Golden Compass Questions and Answers
by Philip Pullman

Start Your Free Trial

religious institutions what commentary does the golden compass make about the church?

Expert Answers info

litteacher8 eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2008

write15,967 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

This story is a metaphor against organized religion, not against God.  I know this sounds strange, but you should think about it in terms of how human beings apply the supposed principles of religion, twisting them to their will.

check Approved by eNotes Editorial



idoooenjoypudding | Student

In the 3rd, the children kill god...(impossible) and are forever free and happy. don't read the third!