FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM: One of Us | FCC 133

This image from FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM shows the cast.

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM is about Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne) and his other fellow wizards attempting to save the life of Jacob Kowalski (played by Dan Fogler) and then leave him with a fulfilling mission. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so … Continue reading

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 2 | FCC 104

This image from HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 shows Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter and Ralph Fiennes as Voldemort.

As we finish our tour of the Christian themes within the Wizarding World, we discuss Harry Potter as the Christ-figure, Dumbledore as omniscient, Snape as ever-loving…always…and many other threads that make this story a classic. Join us as we conclude the Harry Potter series with HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY … Continue reading

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 1 | FCC 103

This image from HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 1 shows Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as Harry, Ron, and Hermione.

Finding and obtaining Slytherin’s Locket was no easy task, and destroying it is proving to be an even harder one. But in his last will and testament, Dumbledore has bequeathed special gifts to Harry, Ron, and Hermione that will prove most helpful. On this episode of the Finding Christ In … Continue reading

HALF-BLOOD PRINCE: Faith and Trust | FCC 90

This image from HALF-BLOOD PRINCE shows Alan Rickman as Severus Snape.

Harry trusts Dumbledore, but that faith is about to be tested in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Dumbledore asks Harry to do as he says no matter what happens, and we get to see if Harry has enough self-discipline to do that. For your convenience you will find each podcast segment … Continue reading

Struggling with Sin in ORDER OF THE PHOENIX | FCC 55

This is an image from ORDER OF THE PHOENIX that features the new students in the Room of Requirement.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we enter the Room of Requirement as we look for Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Voldemort’s influence over Harry is becoming more and more powerful. How does this compare to Christians who are “saved” but still struggle … Continue reading

The Old Rugged Cross in THE GOBLET OF FIRE | FCC 30

This is an image from HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE that features the Goblet of Fire rejecting Fred and George's names.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we get ready for the Triwizards tournament and the return of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named in HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. Does the old, manky boot of a portkey represent the “straight and narrow way”? Should Harry and Ron forgive each other seventy … Continue reading

FCC 17: Christian Themes in HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN

This is the title card from HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, and it features the title with grayish light source behind the title which cause the letters of the title to cast an outwardly bound shadow.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we take the tunnel from under the Whomping Willow to the Shrieking Shack as we look for Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. We’re talking Hippogriffs, Dementors, and Patronus Charms, oh my! All that and more in 3…2…1! Interested … Continue reading

FCC 10: More Christian Themes in “Chamber of Secrets”

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On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we find ourselves before the graven image of Salazar Slytherin once again as we find more Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Those mandrakes are ugly as sin… That’s right! Grab your earmuffs and tighten your grip because … Continue reading

FCC 09: Christian Themes in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”

Salazar Slytherin's Chamber of Secrets

Let’s sneak off to the girls’ lavatory on the second floor and see if we can find any Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. We’re going back to the Wizarding World, but you can leave the Hogwarts Express back at Platform 9 3/4. Instead, we’re taking … Continue reading

FCC 08: Christian Themes in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

Join us as we arrive at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and look for Christian themes in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The Sorcerer’s Stone : An Introduction to the Wizarding World Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone first hit English shelves in the summer of 1997 and then crossed … Continue reading

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