Since today is Halloween, and several of my classes have been
Indeed, many of you are probably familiar with Ted Dekker and Frank Peretti, two of the first Christian horror writers. They teamed up to write House, which gave me nightmares and promises on the cover "The only way out is in." Fred E. Katz writes Spinechillers, a Christian counterpart to the elementary set's favorite Goosebumps series.
I can see the point of facing your fears to a degree, but I always wonder about the goal of horror. Is the end result supposed to be to use suspense to activate a sense of fear and dread? I don't think I would mind horror as much if it had a happy ending where God sent angels in to save the day, but would that still count as horror?
Although I have always been intrigued by the idea of Christian horror, I think I will leave experiencing it to our braver readers!