Posts Tagged ‘Game of Thrones’

The Gospel according to Game of Thrones

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Cersei Lannister is the usurper queen of the Seven Kingdoms. She has two brothers, Jamie Lannister, called the Kingslayer, and the dwarf Tyrion Lannister. But, of course, you know all of this unless you are more removed from civilization than, say, the Starks of Winterfell or the White Walkers who roam beyond the wall. If Read more

Spiritual lessons from Game of Thrones

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Every once in a while, it’s good to step back and scan the horizon of contemporary culture. It’s beneficial on many levels to recognize what’s popular, and to honestly discern: How is a particular cultural phenomenon affecting the life of Christian believers? How can this phenomenon be “baptized” and used to help people of faith? Read more

Game of Thrones made me a better Bible reader

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Game of Thrones” offers something else, something that caught me — a lifelong reader, student and lover of the Bible — by surprise. Watching “Game of Thrones” has made me a better Bible reader. Not despite the often despicable images — but because of them, says Caryn Rivadeneira Read more

Game of Thrones nude scene filming banned in Croatian capital

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Popular TV series Game of Thrones has been forced to find a new location for a “nude walk of penance” by one of its characters after Church opposition. The character Queen Cersei, played by Lena Headley, is to feature in a “nude walk” in season five of the show. But series producers have had to Read more