Articles by Evan Menzies
By Evan Menzies
October 14, 2021
Evan Menzies watches the season two finale of the Apple TV+ surprise hit and sees the shadows of Cain and Abel falling across the characters.
God penetrates Cain with the question “Why are you angry? And why is your face gloomy? If you do well, will your face not be cheerful? And if you do not do well, sin is lurking at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it The show starts with the most gimmicky of premises: Ted Lasso is an American football coach who takes over coaching duties for a Premier league team in England At the final game at half time, he sees the team once again rally behind Ted Lasso
January 4, 2021
Evan Menzies reports on the end of a Star Wars season that left the series’ fans awash in waterworks over a tale of fatherly love.
It’s the love the Father of the Christian faith showed more than 2,000 years ago as he brought his Son into the world so that he could save the world And it’s this pure, poison-free love that shines so brightly through the story of the helmeted Mandalorian refugee He is set on a journey to return th...
December 27, 2019
In wake of the finale of the massive Star Wars trilogy, Evan Menzies traces the origin of the saga to the pages of the Old and New Testaments.
And finally, we enter part three of the great story, the last battle between good and evil, between the Jedi and the Sith The great battle, symbolically being fought in the galactic conflict of the Clone Wars, is really about the conflict in Anakin Skywalker between good and evil In the final confli...
December 20, 2017
Viewers of the latest Star Wars installment watch the ancient religion of The Force droop like an old agnostic’s shrug, writes Convivium contributor Evan Menzies
Luke is able to redeem himself through once again fully embracing the Force and sacrificing himself for the new Rebellion by the end of the film, but there’s no doubt what conclusion Director Rian Johnson intends to steer the audience toward: the Jedi, and the Sith for that matter, as we know them, ...
November 29, 2017
Tomorrow’s Supreme Court of Canada’s hearing on Trinity Western University should engage all Canadians confronted by the State’s chipping away at fundamental Charter rights, warns alumnus Evan Menzies.
Ontario and Nova Scotia’s law societies all stepped way out of their bounds when they tried to deny Trinity Western law students possible accreditation, despite the obvious contradiction that many lawyers who hold Trinity undergraduate degrees serve their clients and employers faithfully across the ...