There's a good chance your teenager will be going to see the new Superman movie, "Man of Steel." And it might be a great conversation starter for you.
- June 20, 2013 |
Just how super is the new Superman reboot Man of Steel (out on DVD Nov. 12)? Mild-mannered Crosswalk editors Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy compare notes on everything from Christian symbolism to father figures to the over-the-top action sequences. Read Christa Banister's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
- June 17, 2013 |
Clear parallels to the life of Christ and themes of sacrifice, redemption and love elevate Superman's story above mere entertainment.
- June 13, 2013 |
Born Kal-El of Krypton, adopted as Clark Kent by a humble Kansas farm couple, Superman is perhaps the world’s most famous superhero.
The cast and crew of Man of Steel talk about the relevance of Superman.
After seventy-five years of iterations and incarnations, re-runs and reboots, there’s a Superman for everyone.
Superman Returns is the answer to many Christians' prayers — a major studio franchise, reinvented and re-imagined to appeal to Christian audiences. So it's worth asking: I s this it? Is this what we've wanted, what we've hoped for?
- June 08, 2013 |
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, wait ... it's Jesus! At least that’s what some Christians are seeing in the long-anticipated Superman Returns, which flies into theaters this week, after decades of failed attempts at sequels.
- June 08, 2013 |
With the new movie now on our doorstep (Marvel’s The Avengers releases wide in theaters on Friday, May 4, 2012), we thought we’d take a moment to compile a list of ten superhero movies we’re still holding out for.
- June 05, 2013 |
We need heroes; we believe in saviors. Throughout human history, as Joseph Campbell showed us, cultures have told stories of heroes who brought hope, solved problems, created meaning. Heroes can be in stories we create, such as Superman and Spider-Man, or they can be real.
- June 03, 2013 |
Author and pastor Gary Robinson, who grew up infatuated with Superman, and remains intrigued with the superhero genre even into his fifties, has recently written Superman on Earth: Reflections of a Fan, a book on his life and times with this uniquely American aspect of pop culture.
- June 02, 2013 |
What author Stephen Skelton delivers in his ruckus-stirring, 163-page comparison is more than just another reaching parallel between the Bible and popular culture, but a genuine argument on how much of Superman mirrors and points to the Son of God.
Author Steve Skelton (The Gospel According to The World's Greatest Superhero) shares some of the surprising parallels between Jesus Christ and the pop culture phenom from Krypton.
In a recent Knight Ridder news service article on the Holy Spirit, Michael Clerkley, pastor of Lighthouse of Church of God in Christ, had this to say about the Holy Spirit’s role in a Christian’s life: “We are Clark Kent, but with the Holy Ghost, we become Superman.” Immediately the images of Superman...