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Myth of Redemptive Violence

Superman vs Jesus

Mark Sandlin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Religion
Mark Sandlin

Now, I love Superman but I will not be preaching about how Superman is like Jesus. There won't even be a children's sermon. Why? Violence. That's why.

'ParaNorman': Unmasking The Myth Of Redemptive Violence With Cartoon Zombies

Derek Flood | Posted 06.30.2013 | Religion
Derek Flood

Not surprisingly, if you look for Christian reviews of "ParaNorman," you will see many focus on warnings to stay way from the occult. Sadly, this response misses the profoundly deep moral message behind this film.

Believe in Violence and Be Saved

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Koehler

If we oppose war, if we stand in horror at every nuance and detail of it that comes to our attention, if we grow less "knowing" and "sophisticated" as the days pass and the machinery of empire grinds on -- this cynicism is our dilemma.