'Heavenly Godparents' and More
One of my favorite writers, Lissa Sloan, has written a post for Tales of Faerie.
It's called "Walk into a Forest: Heavenly Godparents and Other Immortals." In it, she explores how Christian figures like God, the Devil and Death make many appearances in fairy tales.
Intrigued? Check it out here: http://bit.ly/1TW9rxN
Here's one of the images from her post, by illustrator Heinrich Leffler: