Reading Time: 7 minutes Yesterday, we talked briefly about how Hell developed as an idea before Christianity’s creation — and how it developed in other religions alongside Christianity. Today, let’s look at how the earliest Christians further developed existing ideas about Hell.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Hi and welcome back! Now, let’s turn our attention to the finale gaining steam in Frank Peretti’s 1986 Christian pipe dream, This Present Darkness. In this installment, all of our main and secondary characters come together at last in preparation for the confrontation to come. Also, Edith Duster makes a surprise return! Y’all, these chapters have […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Finally, the finale seems to have begun. And it starts with the two heroes meeting at last. Sort of. Yes, today we find out why the angels’ leader Tal was so okay with these heroes ‘falling!’ And today, Lord Snow Presides over the silliest coincidences ever.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! It being Monday, we turn our attention to Frank Peretti’s cringefest 1986 novel, This Present Darkness. In this installment, we discover the literal only reason that anybody ever accuses TRUE CHRISTIANS™ of serious crimes. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the theology of false accusations in toxic Christianity. (Please click here to find […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes In this installment, we witness a super-dramatic rescue! Moreover, it’s one that could have come straight out of the Bible itself: angels swoop in to aid Susan Jacobson, a character in mortal peril. Today, Lord Snow Presides over reminders nobody needed that nothing divine rescues anybody in the real world.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Hi and welcome back! It being Monday, we turn our attention now to Frank Peretti’s grueling slog of a fantasy novel, This Present Darkness. In this installment, we whisk through a time of transition for the heroes — and see what prayer does in the fantasies of the ones who fancy themselves to be the […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes In this installment, angels openly shrug about the potential of humans going to hell, while doing nothing to prevent it for Jesus reasons. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the shocking immorality of evangelical heroes.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In this installment, the bad guy’s closest servant turns out to be a whistleblower, while angels help out way more than usual while somehow being way less helpful than they really should be, and we learn how little Frank Peretti knows about women’s fashion in the 1980s. Today, Lord Snow Presides over Christians’ illusions and mythology about prayer and angels.
Reading Time: 8 minutes In this installment, we find more characters who aren’t nearly as smart as their creator believes along with way more dumb demons. Today, Lord Snow Presides over demons who can’t find their butts with both hands, and the Christians who need them to be that way.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In today’s installment, we discover a popular Christian urban legend when a literal angel shows up to church–and a second one in how demons show up too. Today, Lord Snow Presides over Christians who just can’t get over themselves.