Something More: Less Game More Life, Ranma Devalues Akane, and Good Samaritan Art Online

This week was full of great articles about spirituality – many, as usual, about Christianity, but note the first link below, from academic and frequent convention panelist, Charles Dunbar, which focuses on Shinto and Buddhist traditions. Charles Dunbar investigates A Letter to Momo and discusses the spiritual idea of our loved ones watching over us… Read More Something More: Less Game More Life, Ranma Devalues Akane, and Good Samaritan Art Online

Guest Post: Suisei no Gargantia and How One’s Goal Dignifies One’s Life

Medieval Otaku is run by a bookworm inflamed with a desire for learning and for God.  The study of foreign cultures, literature, and history eventually led to him discovering anime, which hooked him with the remarkable richness and beauty of its stories and is likely to remain a strong hobby of his for decades to… Read More Guest Post: Suisei no Gargantia and How One’s Goal Dignifies One’s Life

Something More: God and Soul Eater, Anime and Serving, Madoka and Salvation

Frank dives into episode 13 of Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, examining that episode’s ideas about servanthood, as well as that topic in relation to God. [A Series of Miracles] Annalyn begins to watch Soul Eater, and draws comparisons between God and Lord Death, reminding us of God’s nature. [Annalyn’s Thoughts] Cytrus responds to Nick… Read More Something More: God and Soul Eater, Anime and Serving, Madoka and Salvation