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Old 10-22-2012, 07:02 PM   #73
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Default Re: Is Superman A Jesus Metaphor?

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Originally Posted by Stoic View Post
Superman has the flexibility and ambiguity to be a Jewish allegory, a Christ-like figure and a Secular messiah. It is in the eye of the beholder what Superman stands for.
Exactly. Superman is Superman first most and can mean a lot of different things to different people.

Personally I'm an atheist but still love the christ-like allegories because they are great themes and stories that can communicate a lot of interesting things

There is no yes or no to this question really.

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