There are so many overt religious references throughout all of the games of the highly-celebrated Zelda series that it would be hard to not explore them and extrapolate meaning (assuming there is one).
For the sake of context, I grew up in an extremely reform Jewish household, so there are probably many biblical references in these games that I am not aware of or don’t care to pay attention to. There’s also a book that specifically explores Christianity in this series. In short, from my experience, I have had more of a profound religious experience playing these games than I ever had in synagogue.
Anyway, let’s start from the beginning. (more…)