Thursday, April 23, 2015
Religious Themes in Star Wars
Read this article from the Washington Post about religious themes in Star Wars. Written by a theology lecturer, the article identifies a number of religious images and concepts found in the popular sci-fi trilogy. What are some of those religious themes? To what extent did George Lucas intentionally insert religious themes into the trilogy? Had you viewed them as religious before reading this article? Does reading this article alter your appreciation of the films?