Lewis, Tolkien and Satanic Panic
Why the ability to imagine other worlds was essential to CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien, and why the same evangelical tradition that widely celebrates Lewis also encouraged the burning of Harry Potter books. With Johnny Lowden.
Links to some great work by other people.
An excellent discussion of the theological themes of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece from the BBC’s Beyond Belief.
A conversation about the religious roots of Superheroes. The BBC’s Beyond Belief programme discusses Superman, Captain Marvel, Achilles, and the Epic of Gilgamesh.