Saturday, March 19, 2016

Podcast #004 - The Jedi Path

"You've Taken Your First Step Into a Larger World."

In this all-new, super-special fourth podcast episode, Emily & Alan talk about some of the religious and theological topics that arise from Star Wars. We talk about the Force, dualism, and warrior monks.

We also talk about our thoughts on "The Force Awakens," and cover lots of terrific feedback from our terrific feedbackers.

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Monday, March 7, 2016

Church Teachings ... via LEGO!

Father Roderick Vonhogen is a parish priest in the Netherlands. He is also one of the Catholic Church's leading voices in the use of new media, social media, and podcasting. He has even written a book about his experiences as a Catholic geek priest. You may remember him as the fellow with the awesome reaction video to the first "The Force Awakens" trailer:

One of his recent efforts is to make 60-second stop-action Lego videos to explain church teachings. Such as Pentecost:

And the Pope's declaration of "A Year of Mercy:"

What the world needs now is ... definitely ... more teachings delivered via LEGO!