His Dark Materials Puts Atheism Ahead of Plot – The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/11/can-atheism-animate-great-fantasy/598351/

Good (short) article.

«In the real world, our world, there is of course another Church: the Church of Francis of Assisi and Dorothy Day, of radical advocacy, of finding Jesus in dispossession, at the edge of society. But this Church, which has an energy quite as emancipated and revolutionary as anything Lyra will find in the North, is not the caricature that Pullman’s romance requires.»

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