The Gospel Reloaded: Exploring Spirituality and Faith in The Matrix
The world has changed. The Gospel Reloaded rushes headlong into The Matrix, exploring the trilogy's intricate details, religious undertones, and eclectic philosophies. These aren't movies you just "watch." They are postmodern epics, full of meaning and metaphor--deserving of serious inquiry and contemplation. Get inside the collective minds of the Wachowski brothers. See how even the minute details--from Neo's name to Thomas Anderson's room number--yield secrets to better understand the film. The movies call us to seek and find. Read how the themes of The Matrix call you to your own spiritual revelation. Ask of your own life: what's real and what's a mirage? Then you'll discover just how deep this rabbit hole really goes.
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Neo is said to be the sixth in a string of possible "Ones" — reincarnated, if you will
, from the first man who gained power over the matrix. The Oracles words to Neo
— "Maybe in your next life"— give further evidence of this idea of reincarnation.
captivity, falling, and homesickness — most of which Neo experiences in his
journey. The initial call to Neo to "wake up," and its continuing development in the
story, remains central to the Gnostic experience. "Let him who hears wake from ...
Several times the film uses Neo's full name:Thomas A.Anderson. Its here that we
can understand one of the clear points of the film and its approach to Nco as
Messiah. Thomas, a Son of Man — we might read this to say, "My character as a
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Pop a red pill and journey with the authors down the rabbit hole to the burgeoning world of Matrix spirituality. Ever since Neo first discovered his true identity in the now-famous 1999 sleeper hit ... Read full review
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