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Friday, March 20, 2009
"Goodbye, Mary Poppins, don't stay away too long."
Here's a clever analysis by Matthew Moretz of one of my favorite movies, Mary Poppins (Stevenson, 1964). Father Matthew (an Episcopal priest) argues that the title character can be seen as a Christ-figure.
I am a professional philosopher with a B.A. in film, an M.A. in theology, and a Ph.D. in philosophy.
I've taught philosophy of film, aesthetics, ethics, philosophy of religion, and history of philosophy at U.C. Riverside, University of Redlands, Biola University, and Azusa Pacific University.
You can read some of my philosophical and theological work on my website at www.filmphilosopher.com.