There are many ways that Bram Stoker's Dracula can be considered Anti-Christian by
showing of Anti-Christian values and perversions of the Christian religion. In chapter one as
Jonathan Harker is traveling to Castle Dracula he is met by several people. When he meets these people and
tells them where he is going they cross themselves along with doing several other superstiscious
actions. One of the women he meets gives him a crucifix to protect him on his journey. This
crucifix protects him when Jonathan cuts himself shaving and Dracula lunges for his throat he stops when he
sees the crucifix around Jon's neck. Later in the book it discusses how you can defend yourself from
Dracula and other vampires by the possession of a crucifix or practically any consecrated item from
the Christian religion can be used to save you from the attack or presence of a vampire. For example, in the latter of the
book Van Helsing uses a Host to prevent Dracula to enter his coffin.
Another time, during the night
Van Helsing and Lucy stay out near the courtyard of Castle Dracula, Van Helsing makes a (Holy circle) with the Host to keep vampires out and to keep Mina safe in the (Holy circle).
Another time when the Host is used as a deterrence of vampires is at the time Van Helsing and the other men are going
to leave Mina alone in the house. Van Helsing touches a Host to Mina's forehead and it burns into
her head since she, herself, was unclean. Another abstruction of the Christian religion would be the
fact that Dracula sleeps in a coffin and especially because the dirt in his coffin is consecrated and
Dracula, being evil, uses this ground to rest in. Dracula has several of the powers...