Revealing The Christian Themes In E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRAL

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we leave out the Reeses’ Pieces and look for Christian themes in E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL. Why is it important to Phone Home? How does it strengthen the bond between God and his people?

For your convenience you will find each podcast segment at the time referenced below:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction
  • 00:02:15 – Movie Discussion
  • 00:18:20 – Christian Themes in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
  • 00:47:41 – Listener Challenge and Feedback
  • 00:57:12 – Reel News
  • 01:01:56 – Well-mannered Frivolity
  • 01:06:44 – Lightning Round 
  • 01:08:00 – Upcoming

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL: Prayer and Unity | FCC 91

In Finding Christ In Cinema we dig deeper into the silver-screen classics of yesteryear as well as the box-office hits of today. We take a closer look at the stories they tell and see if we find the face of Jesus looking back. Together we explore the deeper meanings of these films; their plots and their twists; the characters and their choices; and see how we can relate them to the gospel of salvation and ultimately our Christian walk.

For complete show notes and other episodes of FCC visit the Finding Christ In Cinema website.

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QUESTION: What Christian themes did you find in E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRAL? Let us know below.


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