How to Train Your Dragon: Revision, Restoration, and Edenic Longing – Christ and Pop Culture

Every other Tuesday inStoried,K. B. Hoyleexplores the ways our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as a whole. In 2010, I was warned to stay far away from a newly released movie containing dangerous revisionist history. The movie was How to Train Your Dragonthe story of a boy who befriends a dragon... Read more

Longing for Justice in Jericho

One summer, a friend traveled to Paris, where he spent a morning enjoying Luxembourg Gardens. A people watcher, he noticed a group of mothers so engrossed in their conversation that they let their children continually wander away. One toddler eventually crossed the street, standing by herself all alone. He jogged to the child, scooped her... Read more

Longing for a return to church

Zoom church is good but for Peter Crumpler, nothing can compare to the real thing (Photo: Unsplash/Sincerely Media)I'm a massive fan of all that churches have been doing to go online during the lockdown.Some have transformed their Sunday services with presenters, interviews and worship played out on split screens. Others have streamed services, with the... Read more

Finding Reason and Goodness in the Longing for a Superhero - Christ and Pop Culture

Discovering Cause and Goodness within the Eager for a Superhero – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] As the discharge of Avengers: Endgame drew close to this yr, my household made use of each resourcelibrary DVD leases, Redbox, on-line streaming, the theaterto refresh on what would in the end turn out to be a whopping 22 whole films within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). We piled up in our basement TV... Read more