From Thursday 30th April 2020, The National Theatre are showing Danny Boyle's Frankenstein with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating the lead roles. National Theatre - Frankenstein CLICK HERE You can go deeper into the theological themes of Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece by listening to this excellent discussion from the BBC's Beyond Belief programme.Beyond … Continue reading Frankenstein at the National Theatre.
This conversation was recorded during the CS Lewis festival in Belfast. The festival took its theme from a collection of essays that Lewis wrote arguing for the importance of fantasy and speculative fiction. The title of that collection: Of This And Other Worlds. I met with Johnny Lowden in the Lamppost Café in East Belfast … Continue reading Podcast: Lewis, Tolkien, Potter and Satanic Panic.
The clash of cultures is at the heart of Game of Thrones - it is a story of family rivalries and unlikely alliances. What does it have to say about how we encounter outsiders and others? Watch our film here and join the discussion below. https://youtu.be/VmoJbRKuVFQ Printable discussion resources to follow.
by Michael Spence This paper was delivered to the University of Manchester’s 2013 “Religion and Doctor Who” Day Conference, developed from a chapter of my 2006 undergraduate dissertation. Thanks to Chris Kitson, Steven Kitson, Richard Clutterbuck and Andrew Crome. Abstract 1971’s The Dæmons could be seen as the paragon of anti-religious sentiment in Doctor Who. Following … Continue reading Reading “The Dæmons”
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