Earning Our Wings: The Haibane Renmei Small Group Concludes

It's all complete! For those that didn't know, this summer I tried something completely different for our blog.  If you've noticed, I haven't been as diligent in updating Beneath the Tangles, depending on our wonderful staff here an on a number of superb guest bloggers.  Part of that reason is that I shifted my focus… Continue reading Earning Our Wings: The Haibane Renmei Small Group Concludes

Haibane Renmei Study: Week 3 Discussion Notes

For week three of our Haibane Renmei small group study, we delved into episodes four and five of the series.  In episode four, Rakka joins Kana at her job in the clock tower, while in episode four she spends time with Nemu in the library.  The latter episode, especially, contained some of the more obvious… Continue reading Haibane Renmei Study: Week 3 Discussion Notes

Haibane Renmei Study Discussion Summary, Week 2

As our small group continues it's study through examination of Haibane Renmei, I'll continue to post discussion updates here on Beneath the Tangles.  We had a full house again this week as delved into episodes two and three of the series.  Unfortunately, some audio problems made discussion difficult, but the participants still had many interesting… Continue reading Haibane Renmei Study Discussion Summary, Week 2

Haibane Renmei Study Discussion Summary, Week 1

This past Saturday, ten of gathered from across the anime fandom came together to discuss episode one of Haibane Renmei online through Google Hangouts.  The diverse group brought a lot of great discussion to the table about Christian and other religious themes from the episodes!  Here are some of the highlights: We did introductions as… Continue reading Haibane Renmei Study Discussion Summary, Week 1

Haibane Renmei Small Group Syllabus

This Saturday, June 22nd, I'll be conducting our first session in our online, Haibane Renmei small group.  For those unaware, everyone is invited to take part in these sessions, in which we'll be discussing Christian themes in Haibane Renmei and hopefully building relationships through sharing.  All you need is a Google+ account, webcam, microphone, and… Continue reading Haibane Renmei Small Group Syllabus