By SHARON K. GILBERT
January 22, 2009
ALTHOUGH Stephen King hardly professes to believe in Christ as Savior, he does spend a great deal of his writing in a quest for spiritual truth. King’s complicated characters fight internal and external battles, and that is–for me, at least–why his fiction rises to the top of the secular heap: because it’s the internal struggle that is the real source of conflict.
In some ways, King’s supernatural monster is the McGuffin (a Hitchcock term for a literary ‘red herring’ used to lure you into the real meaning of the book or film). King’s protagonists usually shelter hideous personal demons within their spirits…Read more at Sharon’s Website