• Liz Busby

Ep 16 - Midnight Mass: Who Among Us Hasn't Started a Supernatural Cult?

If you're ready for some spooky watching, Midnight Mass will fit the bill. Join us for our Halloween special as we discuss horror director Mike Flanagan's 7-part miniseries about the small fishing town of Crockett Island and its Catholic priest. We'll cover portrayals of religion in Hollywood, moral choices for vampires, life after death, forgiveness and judgment, along with other supernatural happenings.






Our Ratings: Content: Telestial Artistic Merit: 5 popcorn balls Gospel Connections: 5 apricots


Best Books:

Carl - World War Z (audiobook) by Max Brooks; Devolution by Max Brooks

Liz - A Book of Lamentations by James Goldberg

Sergio - The Doom Patrol Omnibus (Grant Morrison); The Doom Patrol: Rachel Pollack Omnibus; Belascoarán, PI (Netflix)

Stephen - Stargirl by Jerri Spinelli

Jennifer - The Patient (Hulu); Roswell, New Mexico (Netflix)


Links:

Brigham City (film)

The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill

Bev's attempt to hide herself reminded us of Revelation 6:15-17

Dumbledore quote from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: "Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?"

Till We Have Faces by CS Lewis

Catholic and Mormon: A Theological Conversation by Stephen H. Webb and Alonzo L. Gaskill

Muhammad, Prophet of God by Daniel C. Peterson

A Latter-day Saint Perspective on Muhammad (Ensign, August 2000)


Other Interesting Reads About the Show:

Midnight Mass' Books: Every Episode Title Meaning Explained

What does a Catholic priest think about ‘Midnight Mass’?

‘Midnight Mass’: Should Catholics watch it?

What ‘Midnight Mass’ gets right and wrong about the Catholic faith

Why I felt betrayed by Netflix’s Midnight Mass - An atheist's perspective

Horror and Catholicism: Hounds of Hell Show Up for “Midnight Mass”

Netflix’s Midnight Mass: Four Views of Death


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Liz - lizbusby.com

Stephen - blogs at Times and Seasons; stephencranney.github.io

Jennifer - Twitter: @Jenniferr1971

Sergio - Twitter: @TheeFantomas


Video editing by Liz Busby; Audio mastering by Carl Cranney

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