Month: February 2020

Ashes and Bats: The Power of Symbols

“People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy, and I can’t do that as Bruce Wayne. As a man, I’m flesh and blood; I can be ignored, I can be destroyed. But as a symbol … as a symbol I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting.”Bruce Wayne, Batman Begins In Batman Begins, ...

Mary, Seat of Wisdom and Queen of Heroes

Avengers: End Game spoilers ahead! In Avengers: Endgame Thor is a physical and emotional mess. He has turned to abusing food, alcohol and video games to cope with the overwhelming anguish he feels after Thanos kills half of the people in the universe, including many of his friends. Notwithstanding his weak state, Thor travels with ...

Planetary Peregrinations II: CS Lewis’ Space Trilogy: Perelandra

Last time we looked at the first novel in C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet. Today I want to provide my thoughts and analysis of his second installment of his Space Trilogy: Perelandra. Like the diversity of the planets of our solar system, so too does Lewis paint another vivid portrayal of Dr. Ransom’s ...