Daily Archives: September 6, 2011

Optimism and Cynicism, and Stephen King’s IT

I have three items from Stephen King’s IT.  They revolve around the issue of optimism vs. cynicism. 1.  On page 1057, Bill Denbrough (as a child) is in a combat with IT, and faith plays a significant role in Bill’s … Continue reading

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Not Just a Belief of the Marginalized

I’m continuing my way through Stephen Cook’s Prophecy and Apocalypticism: The Postexilic Social Setting.  In my reading today, Cook does two things: First, he looks at believers in apocalypticism throughout history—Native American and African tribes, Jewish Messianism in Europe, the … Continue reading

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