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Theology of Avatar

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Finally saw Avatar yesterday – in 3D!

I’m thinking about its theological background and will post on this. I found some interesting blogposts in my researches. Here’s a pretty positive one:

http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Theology-of-Avatar&id=3483354

I was grateful to it for reminding me of the Einstein quote:

There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.

Here’s a more nuanced, traditionally theistic critique, which nevertheless shows some humility re the one-sidedness to which Avatar is a reaction:

http://www.ericpark.org/?p=297