Like many other fictional worlds, comic books have always had a significant amount of world building. Using the work of J. R. R. Tolkien as our guide, Fr. Joel Scandrett joins the crew to talk about how acts of “subcreation” give stories their stakes and why that brings us closer to understanding what it means to be made in God’s image. Also, Fr. Jonathan reveals a deep and strange love for Vin Diesel movies. All this plus our recommendation, This or That, and a whole lot more!
The Reason for God by Tim Keller
The Mind of the Maker by Dorothy Sayers (free)
“Coloring Book” by Chance the Rapper
“We Got it From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service” by A Tribe Called Quest
“The Book of Three” by Lloyd Alexander
"The Ancient Law Departs" arranged by William Crotch