This weeks episode takes us into the Fall portion of the Christian narrative. As we dive into the aspect of the Fall and how it has effected us and allowed for evil to be in this world we also talk about a couple other notable "evil" pieces of art, one of which Albert Moeller talked about on The Briefing this week, The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty, who passed away this month and Hannibal by Thomas Harris. The interesting thing about these is that they may not have been origanly intended to be horror films, rather they were more aiming for theology of evil. What happens when you deny evil exists? You end up embracing it
We read a few excerpts from these novels and see how truly evil a man can be but with that thought in mind we are all just as evil as they are. IN the episode we talk about the evils portrayed in LOTR and how those things reflect our Fall away from God and His created order of things.
We talk about Encounter with Jesus by Keller for some encouraging thoughts and insist into he depravity of mankind. How we got there and what it truly means. We talk about how important it is to actually get a glimpse into the reality of what true evil is like.
If this wasn't discouraging to you or maybe it was then join us next week as we talk about Redemption!
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