Goodbye Calvin and Hobbes (Until Christmas)

Programming Note from the Management:

This fall semester I'll be teaching an Honors Colloquium on The Theology of Calvin and Hobbes. The idea for this class was inspired by the series I did a few years ago.

And yes, textbooks for the class include tomes of Calvin and Hobbes comics! We'll also be using some introductory texts on how to think theologically. The main goal of the class will be to learn how to ask theological questions of various cultural texts. You usually see this done with "high culture" texts--art, literature, music, theatre, film--but for our text we are going to go with a comic strip, the great Calvin and Hobbes.

To help the students rely on their own theological resources I've temporarily pulled my own Theology of Calvin and Hobbes posts as my blog is the top Google hit for "Theology of Calvin and Hobbes." After the students have presented their own theological analyses for the class I'll bring my posts back online at the end of the fall semester.

In the meantime, if you are missing Calvin and Hobbes, let me encourage you to go to Go Comics where you can, for free, select one of their comics to show up in your Inbox everyday. Sign up and let Calvin and Hobbes keep you company this fall.

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4 thoughts on “Goodbye Calvin and Hobbes (Until Christmas)”

  1. You might want to delete this comment later, but I just thought I'd heads up that they can used cached copies of your website off google still.

  2. Good bye Calvin and Hobbes (for a while). At least you will both be alive and well in the back of my car in the comic book that is almost always being ready by our 9 year old son as we ride around Abilene. I might have to audit this class.

  3. Thanks for the heads up. I figured that those pages were out there, somewhere, if one looked hard enough.

  4. Calvin and Hobbes?:

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