Why a character from ‘The Walking Dead’ might be the most important Christian on TV

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

Happy Halloween and happy Friday everyone!

Good news, or bad news depending on how you look at it, this should be my last post about zombies.

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Another interesting take on why Christians shouldn’t necessarily shun The Walking Dead.

Hershel [the token Christian on The Walking Dead]often represents the “moral center” of the group–the show’s inspirational Buddha–it would be easy for the writers to allow Hershel’s faith to limit or set boundaries around his characterization. But they mostly avoid that by breaking the rules for what it means to have faith in the zombied world. Hershel isn’t in everybody’s business, trying to control people’s actions, and he doesn’t bring up God in every conversation or when it’s not appropriate to do so.

And somehow, all of that makes Hershel’s Christianity work.

Sure, Hershel is just a television character on a crazy farfetched TV show. But in a popular culture…

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About Jim & Jody

We sell real estate in the Tulsa Oklahoma area for Chinowth & Cohen Realtors. We have been selling real estate in Tulsa for about 5 years, however Jim has been in and around the Real Estate business since 1991. He is a former Broker Associate in Kansas, has earned his GRI designation, and has taken all educational requirements for appraising Real Estate. Jody has had many years experience in the Real Estate Mortgage field, and the two together have a well rounded knowledge of all aspects of the Real Estate business.
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