From Christianity Today: Hellboy

Whatever the balance of power between good and evil in these films, there’s an obvious sense in which nearly every film in the genre portrays a world in which the powers of hell seems to play a far more active and visible role in the world than the powers of heaven. Demons and other unholy things may or may not be checked or destroyed with crucifixes and the like, but seldom if ever is there any hint that angels also are active in human affairs.

The imbalance isn’t just in horror or comic-book movies. The Passion of the Christ includes several instances of satanic imagery, beginning with the appearance of the Tempter in the garden—but of the angel that strengthened Jesus in the garden (Luke 22:43) there is no sign.

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~ by thoughtcrime2 on July 11, 2008.

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