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Religious message behind Twilight and the Twihard Obsession

Mormonism is the main religion evident in the Twilight Saga, but there are also messages from Christianity. The release of the first book and movie has created a following of obsessed fans that consider this story their religion, which is known as Culleni

Tiffany Sanders

on 28 April 2010

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Transcript of Religious message behind Twilight and the Twihard Obsession

The Twilight Saga:
Religion and the Twihard Obsession Mormonism Christianity "But of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die" (Genis 2:17) Resisting Temptation No Premarital Sex Strong family values The "Twi-hards" Cullenism The Cullens are "vegetarians" Rewarded with the gift of eternal life as a family Edward- "You are my own personal brand of heroine" Edward has chosen the path to virtue Edward represents the man turned into God that Mormons believe is the destiny of those that follow their teachings Selflessnes Edward- "You are my life now" Bella-risks her life to save her mom and is always concerned for her dad's safety Happily married to each other for eternity Meyer got an entire generation of girls reading again The author of the Twilight Saga, Stephenie Meyer is a devout Mormon What will become of these girls? Maybe the virtues within Twilight such as seflessness and resisting pre-marital sex will become just as big a phenomenon Maybe the devout followers of the Twilight craze will lead to a generation of Mormon girls or just a love for reading Popular culture as religion http://wikibin.org/articles/cullenism.html Maybe these girls have no idea there is a religious message behind Twilight "And so the lion fell in love with the lamb..." What a stupid lamb..." What a sick, masochistic lion."
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