The Complicated Theology of Wonder Woman

This post is a link to a talk given by Dr. Elizabeth Coody of Iliff School of Theology in Denver Colorado.

“Even before the new movie broke box office records and charmed the world this summer, Wonder Woman was an icon for feminism. She has a set of values in the film that closely approximates the best of theological thinking. That is, the movie hints at some concepts that have been core to the character from her creation—that love and diplomacy are better tools than war in solving the world’s problems and that women should have a role in leadership toward peace.”

Click here to watch the video.

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