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August 23, 2008

Let me answer that question with a head-butt

Dr Kristin Aune, a sociologist at the University of Derby, has authored a report claiming Buffy the Vampire Slayer is "slaying" (lols) church attendance among women. Nothing the Church of England has done -- or has failed to do -- enters into it, apparently.

The report claims more than 50,000 women a year have deserted their congregations over the past two decades because they feel the church is not relevant to their lives. It says that instead young women are becoming attracted to the pagan religion Wicca, where females play a central role, which has grown in popularity after being featured positively in films, TV shows and books.

Also, chicks dig vampires.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 23, 2008 08:17 AM


This guy is a few years late for that argument.

/pedantic literalism. ;)

Posted by: agent bedhead [TypeKey Profile Page] at August 24, 2008 02:38 AM

Wait, I thought that Rowan Williams WAS a Druid....

I mean just look at the guy.

Posted by: dpatten [TypeKey Profile Page] at August 24, 2008 03:25 PM