A view on Christianity

Discussion in 'Dreamcatcher' started by Cristian M, Mar 22, 2014.

  1. Cristian M

    Cristian M Active Member

    One character in this novel has a revealing view on Christianity : it is a fast spreading cancer of society brought by the alien Jesus. I would like to know what is Mr. King's personal opinion on Christianity. Did the Dreamcatcher novel get very negative feedback from Christian fanatics in USA ? And since we are at it , what is SK's view on Islam ?
     
  2. Waylander

    Waylander Active Member

    My view is live and let live. Belief is a very personal thing and we should respect others, whatever theirs may be.

    As for the book Dreamcatcher, after an aborted first attempt at reading it (not in the right frame of mind) I tried again and loved it.
     
  3. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

  4. HollyGolightly

    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    That was a fabulous article!
     
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  5. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    Thanks for sharing the article.
     
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  6. Waylander

    Waylander Active Member

    Excellent article. Thank you for sharing. It's pretty much how I feel, too.
     
  7. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

  8. Bryan James

    Bryan James Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the link. Apparently Stephen is a "wavering agnostic" like many other higher order visionaries.

    Do Good and let God sort it out at the end...if he's not still on vacation.
     
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  9. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...not such a bad way to live..it's how I practice, when I'm not f'ing something up....
     
  10. Chazel1972

    Chazel1972 Well-Known Member

    Ahhh well as to what scares him, that is very very common for people reaching his age. And I don't blame him, as one who spends his days crafting and manipulating language, it would be more than the average horror for a writer. I am currently studying cognition and aging and everything that can go wrong (and all the things that can be preserved). My hope is that he will not face that particular boogeyman.
     
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  11. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    God - I love you Bryan James! (Okay - don't take that too personally! :kiss: :wink: :tounge:) - What I mean is that I enjoy reading your comments, that is all :encouragement:
     
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  12. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    My Dad had Alzheimer's and it was very gradual, so we are not quite sure when he got it. So - do you think this disease may be hereditary Chazel1972?
     
  13. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    Hi Cristian M - I do not remember saying welcome to you and I've been away a few days, so welcome anyway! p.s. There is also a "Religion" thread if you feel like discussing Christianity etc.

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