Religious studies

Reading Sacred Terror: Religion and Horror on the Silver Screen by Douglas Cowan The purpose of this forum is to discuss your reading of the first of our required textbooks. It is a fairly fascinating read, though densely packed with information, theories, and examples. To display your assimilation of the ideas and your absorption of the content, you will need to discuss your struggle and discovery, your realizations and quandaries in light of this intriguing but powerful text. What resonates with you? What repels you? Which of the phenomena described captivate you? Do you have some areas of critique? What doesnt ring true? What new insights are you now on the verge of being able to introduce into conversation? Do monsters swim in the abyss beneath your bliss?