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???Even though the genre of ???Christian horror??? actually exists, that term is often avoided by the religious publishing ...
Rev. Jonathan Weyer ??? author of The Faithful ??? has an article on The Huffington Post about “sacramental horror.”
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If we have an openness to religious faith, as I do, then we might treat Christianity???s dalliance with horror as a welcome opportunity to explore spiritual ideas. Certainly, for me, growing up with no church background, horror movies became an unexpected doorway ...
In this June 2010 interview with Vatican Radio, Paul Leggett (author of Terence Fisher: Horror, Myth and Religion) talks about the difference between old-school Hammer films and Let Me In (an American remake of 2008’s Swedish vampire film Let the ...!doctype> read more »
Thomas Smith addresses the question, “What’s wrong with Christian horror,” in his new post on Edgy Christian Fiction Lovers.
!doctype> read more »A Christian horror novel (movie, etc.) addresses the evil, its effects on those exposed to it, and the outcome ...
Somehow I missed this one a couple months ago. The author list for the third Coach’s Midnight Diner is up, and includes Christian horror authors Kevin Lucia and Brian Hatcher. The first two volumes were pretty good, and I ...!doctype> read more »
Mike Dellosso, author of Christian horror / suspense novels Darlington Woods, Scream, and The Hunted, shares a little about his background, his inspiration, and how he got started.
The Rochester Post-Bulletin ran an article about Prof. Philip Quanbeck’s Religion in the Movies course, which features (in the mix of \~30 films) Romero’s classic Night of the Living Dead. The use of ...!doctype> read more »
Mike Dellosso ??? author of Scream, Darlington Woods, and The Hunted ??? has a guest column in Christian Fiction Online Magazine: Reaching Hearts Through Horror.
!doctype> read more »Is it possible that horror can reach people where they are and touch hearts like no other genre can? I ...
Mike Duran’s recent post On “Christian Horror” and Atheist Dread has elicited some nice discussion. Both Mike’s post and the comments (by the likes of Matt Cardin, Kevin Lucia, and John W. Morehead) are worth the read: Mike brings up Lovecraft’s Supernatural Horror ...!doctype> read more »
Recently came across the Panic Picture blog: thoughts on the horror film genre from a religious and atheistic point of view from a secular scientist. Right at the outset the blog’s author states he is not looking at these from ...!doctype> read more »
Dreadcentral.com interviews Stuart Hazeldine, touching on his new short Exam, which he wrote, directed, produced, and financed. He also talks about the problems with studio backing for two other projects he’s attached to, Scott Derrickson’s Paradise Lost, and Alex Proyas’ Tripods. In ...!doctype> read more »
Two quick links today:
First, a great new site called??The Spectral Realm??which looks at religious themes in books, movies, and comics. The last couple of posts have touched on Robin Parrish’s Offworld, the Ghost Rider and Hellraiser franchises, and San Diego ComicCon. Definitely ...!doctype> read more »