Superheroes 2/16 – Starting Kingdom Come

Today we took some notes on how religion and culture have shaped famous superheroes, Superman specifically. Here’s the power point in case you need the notes: religion-superheroes. Ignore the first slide.

Please read to p. 39 of Kingdom Come for tonight. You have two questions to answer:

1) Does knowing the religious connections before reading lead to a deeper understanding of the characters or conflicts?

2) In understanding the religious background of the characters and/or story, what unanswered questions are raised in the first chapter of the book?


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