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The Psychedelic Art of 1970s Christian Hippie Comics | Philosophical Research Society

The Psychedelic Art of 1970s Christian Hippie Comics | Philosophical Research Society

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Feb 29, 2024 (UTC-8)
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Philosophical Research Society

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Experience the captivating world of 1970s Christian Hippie Comics at the upcoming event, "The Psychedelic Art of 1970s Christian Hippie Comics". Join religion and myth scholar Amy Slonaker at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles, as she presents an illustrated lecture on the fascinating comic books designed by Christian Evangelicals to attract hippies to the Christian faith. Delve into the vibrant and psychedelicized version of Christianity depicted in these "Christian Hippie Comics", where ideas of free love and spiritual enlightenment merge with the story of salvation through the love of Jesus. Through visual examples, Amy Slonaker will explore the stunning artwork of these comics, showcasing the infusion of counterculture iconography into Biblical narratives. Gain insights into the genre of Christian Hippie Comics and discover how they transcend the realm of pop culture, embodying transcendent mystical truths. Amy Slonaker, a PhD candidate at Pacifica Graduate Institute, combines her knowledge of mythological studies and religious studies to explore the intersection of religion and myth in high and low art. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore the fascinating world of Christian Hippie Comics. Secure your ticket for $15 and immerse yourself in this enlightening experience. For any accessibility accommodation or further inquiries, please contact events@prs.org or call 323-663-2167.

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