In short, this Superman is so unlike Jesus that Michael Parnell, pastor of Beth Car Baptist Church in Halifax, Va., found himself angry that the studio had the gall to pitch this movie as representing Christian values.
"Don't sit there and tell me I can compare this character to Jesus," said Parnell
, who reviewed the film for the Religious Herald.
"Harry Potter is a better messianic figure than this Superman is."
As a former moderator of the Captain Comics Round Table, Parnell is a superhero fan who knows what he's talking about.
will even be traveling to the big Comic-Con International festival next month, where he
may find that more than a few secular comic book aficionados share his