In honour of the release of Terminator: Dark Fate, here is some religiously themed Terminator art. I kind of like in a way that some of these images show the myth of redemptive violence (against enemies), that is on full display in the Terminator franchise, conflicts with the Christian understanding of redemption through faithful perseverance … Continue reading Terminator Jesus: Dark Fate
St Wick. Patron off firearms and puppies.
Turning the Nativity upside down
No crucifixion for Hulk Jesus! Another face palm moment.
This image of Jesus being carried by Darth Vader out of the ruins of the World Trade Centre must surly be the most bizarre September 11 image ever.
It seems I'm not as much of a theological miscreant as I thought. I've been dropping in on discussions on the difference between sola scriptura and solo scriptura and, while being initially inclined to interpret the latter as a Star Wars meme, my subsequent understanding is that solo scriptura is pig latin for more modern distortions of … Continue reading Sola scriptura and Solo scriptura
I have always said Star Wars had a Taoist feel to it. Not just Yoda, but the idea of the Force having a light and dark side. Very yin yang. Obviously I'm not the only one to think so. Those familiar with Star Wars will recognise the symbols for the Empire and the Rebels.
Hat tip to Peregrin Wildoak for this find.
So many people misunderstand the Two Trees in the Genesis story that I thought I would give it some mythological reworking, Lord of the Rings style, to illustrate the nature of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil more clearly for people who know movies well, but bibles not so much. For the fruit of the … Continue reading Adam and Eve tempted by the Ring of Sauron
When my friend Nigel confessed the statue of Mary MacKillop outside St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney reminded him of a certain Sith Lord ... I could not resist.
Who said theology needed to be dry? Last weekend I found myself in a conversation with my sons about the Greek gods and the ancient Christians. You see, my pre-teen sons are both into the Percy Jackson books and movies this year, and for the uninitiated Percy Jackson is the son of Poseidon, the Greek … Continue reading Jesus of Nazareth: Lightning Thief
Benjamin Wheatley sent me this image last night: "One Liam in Three Persons" by ninjaink The artist writes: "As a Catholic, and as a Christian in general, I'm often asked (or told) to explain the nature of the Trinity (one God in 3 Persons). It is a bit of a mystery that takes time and study to … Continue reading The Holy Trinity of Liam Neeson