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An epic journey into the deepest mysteries of our faith. Lost is NOT just a television show. It has become larger than that-a massive story filled with mystery that has garnered over twenty million participants. Some might call them viewers, but one does not just watch Lost, one participates in it. It demands that you dialogue with the story, seeking theories and comparing yourself to characters. Lost breaks all the formulas for television, and in doing so has drawn together millions of people on a shared journey that explores life, faith, history, science, philosophy, hope, and the basic questions of what it means to be human. It is the seemingly infinite ideas, philosophies, and biblical metaphors that make this story so engaging.The focus on faith and truth is never more clearly explained than in the words of John Locke as he questions Jack Shepherd asking Why do you find it so hard to believe? Jack responds quickly Why do you find it so easy? But Locke declares Its never been easy. This tension between Faith and Reason drives every episode and story line. Locke summed this up as he explained to Jack Thats why you and I dont see eye-to-eye sometimes, because youre a man of science-Me, well, Im a man of faith. Chapter Topics Faith and Reason - The war within? Guilt -The single common denominator that binds everyone on the island Fate - Do we choose our path, or does fate happen to us? Quantum Spirituality - What if everything and everyone is connected? Dharma - Is there any truth to be found in Institutional Religion? Island Life - If we are made for the garden is it the consumer world that is killing us? Salvation - Will it ever come, and will we recognize it when it does?Chris Seays fascinating book explores each of these elements in a spinning analysis of faith and metaphor that will attract a multitude of readers who desire to go even deeper into the journey.
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Chris Seay is a church planter, pastor, president of Ecclesia Bible Society, and internationally acclaimed speaker. His six books include The Gospel According to Lost, The Gospel According to Tony Soprano, and Faith of My Fathers.
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Book Description Thomas Nelson, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0849945984