Christian Themes in Walt Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we beware the prickly paw-paw and look for Christian themes in Walt Disney’s live-action remake of THE JUNGLE BOOK. What does it mean for Mowgli to be a part of the Body? Does he have to die to the Law of the Jungle to be free from that Law?

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

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction and Previous Episode RecapĀ 
  • 00:03:24 – Movie Discussion
  • 00:15:46 – Christian Themes in THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016)
  • 00:45:40 – Listener Challenge and Feedback
  • 00:48:43 – Well-mannered Frivolity
  • 00:51:33 – Upcoming

THE JUNGLE BOOK: Freedom from the Law | FCC 130

Use These Key Verses When Watching THE JUNGLE BOOK

Freedom from the Law…

Romans 7:6 ESV

But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code.

The strength of the church is the members…

Romans 12:5 CEB

In the same way, though there are many of us, we are one body in Christ, and individually we belong to each other.

Christian Themes In Your Favorite Movies

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.

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QUESTION: What Christian themes did you find in THE JUNGLE BOOK? Let us know below.


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