Tag: gospel in film

The Gospel in Les Miserables

Caught. Jean Valjean had stolen silver from the Bishop and the local authorities had caught him red handed. On his own merits, there was nothing Valjean could do to rectify the situation. He didn’t have […]

The Gospel According to the Little Mermaid

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With the recently launched Disney+, I’ve been rewatching many of the classic Disney movies from my childhood.

I was struck by how many gospel themes are found in the Little Mermaid.

The longing of the human soul 

Ariel has it all. She’s a princess, she lives in a palace. she’s beautiful, she has an amazing singing voice, great friends, she’s adored. Yet what she really wants is a world that’s above (literally).