A little over two years ago, in mid-October of 2015, Peter Jackson released his extended edition of The Battle of the Five Armies. The Middle-earth fan base assumed that was all this generation would see of Tolkien’s works on film. After all, the Executor of the Tolkien Estate, J.R.R.’s son Christopher, had expressed his disdain… [Read More]
For many, sitting in a darkened theatre, munching popcorn and taking in the latest blockbuster film or drama with Oscar buzz is a respite from modern culture. In a moment of escape, they allow themselves to be pulled into another world of space aliens, superheroes or suspense in an effort to ‘turn their brain off’… [Read More]
This conflict about reality is essentially a spiritual and metaphysical question. Even within Western thought there often arise conflicts between science and religion—even between different scientific views and different religious views.