Something More: Cain and Abel in Shiki, Anime in the Christian Life, and 7 Unholy Priests

I didn’t post a column last week, and what a week to skip – there were a number of provocative articles regarding anime and spirituality.  But that just means that this column, I’m including twice as much goodness! Frank tells how Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha paints a picture of the Christian relationship with God, despite… Read More Something More: Cain and Abel in Shiki, Anime in the Christian Life, and 7 Unholy Priests

Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Abel and Cain, Vampire and Priest

We often laugh at the Japanese interpretation of American culture and of Christianity through anime (although they’d like likely do the same if the opposite were true).  The intent of Christian symbolism in anime is typically stylistic, often use to set a mysterious, mystical and/or gothic mood.  But sometimes, the symbolism runs a bit deeper.… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Abel and Cain, Vampire and Priest