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Friday, February 8 • 9:00am - 11:00am
The Theology of The Dark Side: Darth Vader and the Problem of Evil

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This session examines a central conundrum in theology, the problem of evil, by putting voices from classical theism into dialogue with the ideas in play in George Lucas's world of Star Wars. Specific attention is given to the Dark Side of the Force and how it sheds light on articulating distinctions between good and evil. Put another way, we consider how St. Augustine would understand Darth Vader and the Sith in particular and Lucas’s vision of the Force, the Dark Side, and good and evil in general.

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Gerald McLarney

Dr. McLarney teaches at J H Picard School in Edmonton and serves as a sessional instructor at St. Joseph's College, University of Alberta. His academic interests include Religious Education, World Religions, J.R.R. Tolkien, as well as Sacred Scripture. His doctorate explores St. Augustine's... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
Shaw CC: Salon 2 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 200
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Tags English
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