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.
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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