Christianity: The True Myth

Brandon Lauranzon
Sep 2, 2020 1:25:00 PM

Now the story of Christ is simply a true myth: a myth working on us in the same way as the others, but with this tremendous difference that it really happened.                                                                         -C.S. Lewis

J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings, was a good friend of C.S. Lewis, and their conversations about the role of myth and imagination in literature led to Lewis' conversion to Christianity in 1931. In 1950 Lewis began composing the series, The Chronicles of Narnia.

Watch an imaginative reconstruction of their conversation below.


Lewis and Tolkien remind us that all good stories point to the good story of redemption.

So I recently asked some people on our staff, "What was the last movie you watched that reminded you of Jesus/the gospel?" Below are their answers. Watch the trailers and then choose one to rent and see if you can discover the gospel according to...





The Peanut Butter Falcon


Walk the Line


Inside Out



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