In honour of the release of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, here is a collection of religiously themed Star Wars fan art. You’ll note a lot of the images feature either Anakin Skywalker (aka Darth Vader) or Luke Skywalker as a Jesus-like figure, though Yoda, Princess Leia, and C3PO gets their turnContinue reading “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Jesus”
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Terminator Jesus: Dark Fate
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 perseveranceContinue reading “Terminator Jesus: Dark Fate”
St Wick: Patron of firearms and puppies
St Wick. Patron off firearms and puppies.
Turning the Nativity upside down
No crucifixion for Hulk Jesus! Another face palm moment.
September 11 Jesus
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.
Sola scriptura and Solo scriptura
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 ofContinue reading “Sola scriptura and Solo scriptura”
The Yin and Yang of Star Wars
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.
Harry Potter, Saviour
Hat tip to Peregrin Wildoak for this find.
Adam and Eve tempted by the Ring of Sauron
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 theContinue reading “Adam and Eve tempted by the Ring of Sauron”