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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 1 month ago #65388

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Should Christians read books and poems by Edgar Allan Poe? I personally think it's fine, but I know some people who disagree with me. What are your thoughts?
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 1 month ago #65511

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I personally love Edgar Allan Poe and his work. I've never heard of people/christians who would dislike his writing until now? I guess because his work is quite dark sometimes, they would think that. However, I feel that his writings are able to give more insight into life itself and are all worth reading. So yeah that's just my two cents. ^-^
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 1 month ago #65513

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I don't even know who Edgar Allen Poe is... :silly:
What does he write about?? :side:
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I don't see anything wrong with Poe! My mom's an English teacher (I betcha she could recite the whole "Raven" poem) so ya I hear some about him LOL :P


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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 1 month ago #65562

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Mp137 wrote:
Should Christians read books and poems by Edgar Allan Poe? I personally think it's fine, but I know some people who disagree with me. What are your thoughts?

I don't see what's wrong with it. I've never read any of his books, just the raven, but it seems to be fine



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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 1 month ago #65567

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maplesyruphotel9 wrote:
I don't even know who Edgar Allen Poe is... :silly:
What does he write about?? :side:

He's a famous writer known for his poems and short stories. His genre is gothic fiction and was part of the dark romanticism movement.
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I’ll still be on my knees with my hands lifted ...
... If saying I believe is out of line
If I’m judged cause I’m gonna give my life
To show the world the love that fills me
Then I want to be Guilty ...
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 1 month ago #65568

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Hey! Pastor Greg! What do you think?
... Even if it gets me convicted
I’ll still be on my knees with my hands lifted ...
... If saying I believe is out of line
If I’m judged cause I’m gonna give my life
To show the world the love that fills me
Then I want to be Guilty ...
- Guilty by Newsboys
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 4 weeks ago #65621

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Mp137 wrote:
Should Christians read books and poems by Edgar Allan Poe? I personally think it's fine, but I know some people who disagree with me. What are your thoughts?

I think it's fine too.
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 3 weeks ago #65738

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I have read of few of his poems and I honestly thought they were a bit dark and slkkmy. That might have just been the poems I read. But one actually did have a good lesson behind it so I really think it's your personal decision. If you can choose specific works of his and get lessons out them, then I say go for it. You may learn a thing or two.
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 3 weeks ago #65763

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Mp137 wrote:
Hey! Pastor Greg! What do you think?

See what I mean about guide staff not commenting?
... Even if it gets me convicted
I’ll still be on my knees with my hands lifted ...
... If saying I believe is out of line
If I’m judged cause I’m gonna give my life
To show the world the love that fills me
Then I want to be Guilty ...
- Guilty by Newsboys
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 3 weeks ago #65774

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Well lets see. According to wikipedia, Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre.

What does macabre mean?

Macabre- disturbing and horrifying because of involvement with or depiction of death and injury.

Wonderful! Come Christians! Let us all run and read as many Poe poems as we can!!!

Lol, I'm totally kidding. But seriously, lets just remember to not set any wicked thing before our eyes (Psalm 101:3) :)
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 1 year 3 weeks ago #65810

Quoth the reindeer, "ARGHHHHH!!!" Which I think is reindeer for "Ow, you shot me""


Quote if you get the Studio C reference

I agree with Quirky
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 11 months 3 weeks ago #66827

He wrote poems about life, particularly about dark moments in life.
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 11 months 3 weeks ago #66828

My two BFF's love him. I like more inspiring poems lol, but I don't think it's really bad.
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 11 months 3 weeks ago #66870

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missionarykid wrote:
Quoth the reindeer, "ARGHHHHH!!!" Which I think is reindeer for "Ow, you shot me""


Quote if you get the Studio C reference

I agree with Quirky

They're hilarious :lol:

I shot the ceiling, then the floor, to seem hardcore.



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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 11 months 2 weeks ago #66946

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Stverno wrote:
missionarykid wrote:
Quoth the reindeer, "ARGHHHHH!!!" Which I think is reindeer for "Ow, you shot me""


Quote if you get the Studio C reference

I agree with Quirky

They're hilarious :lol:

I shot the ceiling, then the floor, to seem hardcore.


Yes! I love that episode.
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 11 months 2 weeks ago #67020

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TomTom wrote:
Stverno wrote:
missionarykid wrote:
Quoth the reindeer, "ARGHHHHH!!!" Which I think is reindeer for "Ow, you shot me""


Quote if you get the Studio C reference

I agree with Quirky

They're hilarious :lol:

I shot the ceiling, then the floor, to seem hardcore.


Yes! I love that episode.
Alas, the North Pole has melted,
and my shop has sunk offshore.
We should have listened to Al Gore.
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Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!" 11 months 1 week ago #67135

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SirGeneralCliche wrote:
TomTom wrote:
Stverno wrote:
missionarykid wrote:
Quoth the reindeer, "ARGHHHHH!!!" Which I think is reindeer for "Ow, you shot me""


Quote if you get the Studio C reference

I agree with Quirky

They're hilarious :lol:

I shot the ceiling, then the floor, to seem hardcore.


Yes! I love that episode.
Alas, the North Pole has melted,
and my shop has sunk offshore.
We should have listened to Al Gore.

That might've been the best part.
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