Pop Culture on the Apricot Tree: “Redemption Through Rituals: The Mandalorian’s Religious Parallels”
Joining hosts Liz and Carl are special guests Jacob Hess and Jared Esselman to explore the significance of religious community and rituals in Season 3 of Disney’s The Mandalorian. This Star Wars spin-off show intriguingly employs a Jewish template for Mandalorian culture, emphasizing the importance of ordinances and community in Din Djarin’s quest for redemption from apostasy. Don’t miss Jared sharing profound parallels between The Mandalorian’s narrative and his personal journey of excommunication and rebaptism into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
For consideration as a companion discussion to the article “A Deeper Look Into The Power of Latter-day Saint Temples”