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Response Post #12: The Hunger Games

During the media presentation of “The Hunger Games”, I was really intrigued by the subtle religious undertones that I had not perceived before. It never really occurred to me that there were 12 Districts, and that they all surrounded the … 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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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 #9: “Religulous”

The instances of religion in popular culture that we saw in today’s mockumentary are interesting in that they are not like the instances of religious subtext in popular media that we are examining in our projects. Which I suppose is … 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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Greek Orthodox Christianity and Non-denominational Christianity

I think one of the most interesting things about today’s discussions about the Greek Orthodox Church and the non denominational Christian churches is how vastly different they are. The Greek Orthodox Church -or really, all Eastern Orthodox Churches- are so … Continue reading

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Response Post #5: Seventh Day Adventists

(x) William Miller is technically the founder of the Seventh Day Adventists. He predicted the return of Christ to be by 1844, but was obviously disproven. (x) Ellen White could be said to be the one who “saved” the denomination. … Continue reading

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