Tag Archives: religion

Prep Post #26: Crook Chp 15

The environment is definitely one of the most discussed issues in society as of now. Due partly to the globalization of society and partly because of science’s better understanding of nature and the earth, people no longer have the idea … Continue reading

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Prep Post #25: Kissling p358-72

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fetus) In this reading, the discussion largely revolved around the fetus and its value as a person, talking about abortion from a relatively prochoice point of view. (http://sunherbal.com/faqs/pregnancy-and-chinese-herbal-medicines/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pregnancy-and-chinese-herbal-medicines) When discussing whether the fetus has rights, what often comes up is … Continue reading

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Response Post #11: “Book of Eli” “The Truman Show”, and “I Am Legend”

  (x) When talking about the religious undertones in “Book of Eli”, what interested me most was the fact that the Bible that Eli had been protecting was in Braille, and that he did not necessarily need to bring the … Continue reading

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Prep Post #23: McKnight Article

(x) The Emerging Church is a movement that is meant to encompass most -if not all- denominations. However, some of the complaints that people have towards this movement is that they say it seems to be only there to please … Continue reading

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Response Post #10: The Wizard of Oz

To me, what really grabbed my attention was the religious imagery in The Wizard of Oz; or, as I should say, the rather humanistic approach towards religion that the movie conveyed. First of all, the roles that each witch, The … Continue reading

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Response Post #8: Religion in Matrix, Star Wars, and Narnia

(x) One of the instances of religion in popular culture that we talked about in class was that in the Star Wars franchise. The fact that Anakin was a character with Messianic aspects is interesting, because he goes against his … Continue reading

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Prep Post #19: Hartshorne p1-26

(x) In our reading, one of the things that came up was the rejection of the belief that God is “perfect” in the literal sense of the word; I find this interesting because apparently, this interpretation of God stems from … Continue reading

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