• Liz Busby

Ep 2 - The Wheel of Time: Taking Fantasy Religion Seriously

Updated: Apr 2

In this episode, we discuss the first season of Amazon's Wheel of Time series, including some narrative missteps in the show, the thread of pacifism versus fighting evil, and how the series treats the religious beliefs of its characters. We also talk about how some LDS viewers may be turned off by the nudity, casual relationships, and homosexuality in the series and how we grapple with this content as viewers.






Our Ratings: Content: Terrestrial Artistic Merit: 3 popcorn balls Gospel Connections: 3 apricots


Best Books:

Liz - Rejiggering the Thingamajigger by Eric James Stone (includes the Hugo award winning story "That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made")

Carl - The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

Spencer - Robert Alter's Hebrew Bible translation and commentary


Links:

Brandon Sanderson & Dan Wells discussing the adaptation process


Find Us:

Liz - lizbusby.com

Carl - FB: Carl Cranney

Spencer - Latter-day Light and Truth, FB: Spencer Kraus, IG: kraus_in_dahouse


Video editing by Robert Hill

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