The Creation of Luke

The above is but one of several classic pieces of art recreated by David Eger using Star Wars action figures.  HT Keen Reader [Read more...]

Darth Lucy

Via Star Roarz on Facebook.   [Read more...]

The Gospel according to Luke (Skywalker)

Someone turned part of the post I quoted recently into an image: Is Star Wars about the emperor being given the shaft? No. It is about a young man with great potential wanting to do whatever it takes to hold on to someone he holds dear, and becomes a force so destructive that he hurts [Read More...]

Worst Teacher Ever?

As we start a new semester, it is important to call to mind bad examples as well as good ones. Do you have a bad feeling about this semester? I'll be teaching my course on religion and science fiction, which made this Star Wars comic seem particularly relevant.   [Read more...]

The Hero’s Journey as Explained by Puppets

Thanks to IO9 to sharing this explanation of Joseph Campbell’s idea of the hero’s journey, the set of standard features that recur in human storytelling, sometimes referred to as the monomyth. It actually does an impressive job of illustrating not just that there are recurring features, but also that myths, legends, and storytelling often switch [Read More...]

Happy Vader’s Day

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Whom to Really Thank for the Death Star’s Destruction

From Unvirtuous Abbey, and a natural follow-up to yesterday's post.   [Read more...]

How Not To Evangelize Jedi

Matthew Paul Turner shared this photo of a church’s Halloween decorations:   [Read more...]

Happy Fathers’ Day!

HT Joel Watts and also Lori Baron in Facebook For another humorous Star Wars take on Father’s Day, click here!   [Read more...]

Darth Jesus

I found this online while looking for something else. It definitely sits at the intersection of religion and science fiction: Someone added the comment: And now abideth anger, fear, aggression, these three; but the greatest of these is anger. Darth Jesus can feel your anger. He wants to give you focus and make you stronger. [Read More...]

Vader Did You Know?

HT Hacking Christianity [Read more...]


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