It was quite a week for spiritual and religion tinged articles in the anime blogosphere, headlined by Alexander’s still on-going series entitled, Madoka > Jesus. Here are his posts thus far: Human vs God The True Sacrifice Benevolence Given Freely Madoka Succeeded, Jesus Failed Madoka is More Plausible Nick Calibey responded to Alexander’s post with… Read More Something More: Madoka v. Jesus, Kirino Acts Like a Christian, and Christ the Stampede
A prime goal of this blog is to encourage open discussion about faith, using anime as medium through we can ask questions, give answers, and promote knowledge and understanding. I’m thankful that our posts here recently had some role in encouraging Tommy of Anime Bowl to write an article about how Madoka is lacking as… Read More Something More: Madoka > Jesus?
D.M. Dutcher mentions Please Save My Earth in his article about the realness of Christ and his time on earth [Cacao, put down the shovel!]: To end with an anime analogy. as much as it would be easier to be, our faith isn’t a 2-D girl. It’s always 3-D, with all the same issues and all… Read More Something More: Faith is a 3-D Girl, Saint Young Men Movie Trailer, and Madoka is Not Jesus
Last year, I gave my 12 favorite posts about anime and religion to end the year. And though I had to leave out a number of great article to fit within that number, I was generally happy with the list. This year, I just had to expand my list to twenty to match the volume… Read More Top Blog Posts About Anime and Religion in 2012: #11-20
There’s no house here anymore. Dad’s gone, too. Episode 8 of Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! continues where seven left off, with Tōka attempting to force Rikka into seeing the visible truth – their father, along with their former house, are gone. The older sister utters the words above as she tearfully pushes Rikka to… Read More Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Episode 08: Falling From (and Into) Faith
This past weekend, I was blessed to take part in the Ashita no Anime podcast. Alexander, who has been a friend to this blog, was gracious enough to invite me to speak about an interesting topic: the religious allusions in the most unlikely of anime, Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! I think you might enjoy the… Read More Anime Podcast: Atheists, Christians, and Eyepatch Girls
This has been an exemplary week for religion/spiritual/Christian themed post in the blogosphere. While I usually post links to articles that sometimes only briefly mention connections to spirituality in anime, there are a number of well-written post this week fully dedicated to the topic. Alexander, whose no stranger to blogging about his transition from Christian… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Godless Haibane, Saints for Anime, and Faith in Madoka