Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood: A Theological Analysis of The Homunculus, Alchemy, and The Truth

Now, now, now, I know what you’re thinking.  Symbolism?  You mean like those cool tattoos the homunculi have?  The seven deadly sins?  Father’s Jesus symbolism?  We’ve seen that before! No way, that’s simple stuff.  Here on Reading Between, we got bigger fish to fry. Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood has received critical acclaim from many sources,Continue reading “Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood: A Theological Analysis of The Homunculus, Alchemy, and The Truth”

Sin, the Book of Genesis, and Playing God: a Death Note Analysis!

WARNING: Religious topics, particularly those discussed in the book of Genesis, will be used in this analysis.  If that’s not your cup of tea, skip the post and move on! What would YOU do, if you had a book that would kill anyone whose name was written in it?  This is the dilemma presented toContinue reading “Sin, the Book of Genesis, and Playing God: a Death Note Analysis!”

A Look at Xenoblade Chronicles: Gnostic Roots

Xenoblade Chronicles is one of the most INTERESTING games I’ve ever had the pleasure to play.  Between great characters, a crazy setting (the entire game takes place on the bodies of two planet-sized robots like what the hell) inspiration from,  of all things, ancient Gnostic beliefs, and a great story to boot, Xenoblade is ridiculous in the bestContinue reading “A Look at Xenoblade Chronicles: Gnostic Roots”