Gothic Bible Blog Series

The ‘Gothic Bible Blog Series’ is part of the Gothic Bible project: a collaborative project run by Sheffield Gothic and SIIBS at the University of Sheffield, and co-lead by Dr Naomi Hetherington and Mary Going. You can find out more about the project here and keep up to date with the project on twitter at @GothicBible.

The blog series is ongoing, so if you would like to contribute a post please email Sheffield Gothic at SheffieldGothic@gmail.com with the subject ‘Gothic Bible’ or tweet us at @GothicBible

Below you will find an up to date list of the posts published so far. If you want to share your favourites, or if you have any comments, tweet us at @GothicBible using the hashtag #GothicBible.

‘Gothic Bible: In the beginning there was “A Gothic Story”’An introduction to the Gothic Bible Blog Series, by Mary Going (University of Sheffield)

‘Gothic Bible: Religious Belief & The Gothic Village in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Part One)’ The first of two posts exploring religious belief and the Gothic village in The Witcher 3, by Emily Marlow (University of Sheffield)

‘Gothic Bible: Religious Belief & The Gothic Village in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Part Two)’ The concluding post exploring religious belief and the Gothic village in The Witcher 3, by Emily Marlow (University of Sheffield)

‘Gothic Bible: The Phantom of Eden’ An exploration of Satan as the Masked Antagonist in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera (1986), by Christopher Scott (University of Sheffield)

‘Gothic Bible Halloween Conference’ A review of the Gothic Bible Halloween conference held at the University of Sheffield on 31st October 2017, by Mary Going (University of Sheffield)

‘Gothic Bible: The Theo-Aesthetics of the Early BritishGothic’ A discussion of the intersection between theology and the aesthetic strategies of the Gothic novel, by Holly Hirst (Manchester Metropolitan University)Related Posts on the Sheffield Gothic Blog

An American Gothic Nightmare: Stephen King’s The Mist‘. An exploration of American Gothic from H. P. Lovecraft to Stephen King and the importance of biblical and religious traditions to this genre, by Yaroslav Marichev.


Related Posts:

‘A Fresher Possession- Rob Kirkman’s Outcast A review of the first season of Outcast exploring the show’s reimagining of demonic possession, by Mary Going (University of Sheffield)

‘He Never Died: Negotiating (and understating) myths in horror movies’An exploration of the myths in He Never Died, with a focus on the myth of Cain, by Kathleen Hudson (University of Sheffield Alumnus)

‘The Hogg Blog: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner’ A discussion of Calvinism and the depiction of the Devil in Confessions of a Justified Sinner, by Mary Going (University of Sheffield)

‘Forshadowings: Religious Gothic and The Monk by Matthew Lewis’ A post exploring the theme of Religious Gothic’ and The Monk, by Kathleen Hudson (University of Sheffield Alumnus)

‘Forshadowings: ‘No Place for a Nunnery’: the Powell and Pressburger’s Sublime Black Narcissus’ A discussion of the sublime landscapes of Black Narcissus’, by Lucy Hall (University of St Andrews)

‘Biblical Buffy: Unveiling the Grimoire’ – A YouTube video discussion featuring Buffy and the Bible conference organisers Emma Nagouse and Mary Going and conference artists Lily Daniels delving into the volumey text of the Biblical Buffy Grimoire: an artistic codex of conference art and creative responses to the talks at the conference


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