Manga & Theology: Love Enemies, Stop Sinning

In the first volume of the Trigun manga, Vash finds himself on a sandsteamer which has been attacked by the Bad Lads Gang. At a certain point, Vash is trying to recapture the ship with a young boy and former Bad Lads Gang supporter Kaite. This boy had previously double crossed Vash when Vash had helped […]

Manga & Theology: From the Dust

I recently began reading the Fullmetal Alchemist manga. You know, 12 years after everyone else. It happens. In the first story, we meet our main characters Edward and Alphonse Elric who are alchemists. Alchemy is the science/magic of transmuting one chemical into another. In the first volume, Edward and Alphonse are investigating a cult where […]

Manga & Theology: Not Equivalent

I previously talked about the Blue Exorcist anime and the theological implications of its universe. I have since finishing the anime series have been reading the ongoing manga series (I’m on volume 11, if you’re interested). While reading through the Impure King story arc, I was struck by a single panel. Below is the page […]

Midweek Links: 10/29/14 – Vote Yes on 1 & 2, More Your Lie in April, I’m not He-Man

Happy Wednesday before election day. Let’s talk links, let’s talk news, let’s do this. Anime Your Lie in April Episode 3: I Stand Amazed – I’ll probably keep adding these weekly, as they’re very well written and continue to point out the beauty of this wonderful show. You can watch You Lie in April at CrunchyRoll. Anime […]

Music & Theology: Disney Edition – Hellfire

In 1996, Disney released one of their darker animated films – the Hunchback of Notre Dame. The film’s music by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz was captivating to me and the tone was overall, a lot darker than a lot of people anticipated. Case in point? The song we’re highlighting here entitled, “Hellfire.” Not the […]

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