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Rated PG for intense topics

Life of Pi

A spiritual journey of one boy and one tiger, adrift at sea

The Story: After a horrific disaster aboard ship, teenage Pi finds himself adrift in a lifeboat with only a tiger for companionship. Will he be able to tame the beast so they both can survive? 

The Director: Ang Lee 

The Stars:  Irrfan Khan, introducting Suraj Sharma

The Themes: Searching for God, Finding God, Survival in Hard Times, Fighting Evil Within

Opening: November 21

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Can Faith in the Story Sustain Us?

Can Faith in the Story Sustain Us?

Nick Olson

Think of Life of Pi as an inverted "fairy-story" which makes the Incarnated Myth into a mere myth.

Interconnectivity of All Life

Interconnectivity of All Life

Ben Witherington

Full of pathos, but confused and confusing at best. 

Pi's Question and Ours

Pi's Question and Ours

James Ford

Can a story take the place of the harsh, unbearable realities of life?

Can a Story Make you Believe in God?

Can a Story Make you Believe in God?

Caryn Riswold

Reality is so terrible we construct stories around it to survive.

Postmodern Parable

Postmodern Parable

Tim Dalrymple

The questions the film raises are not concerned with absolute truth, but with preferences about truth. It fits our age perfectly.

A Must See for Missional Christians

A Must See for Missional Christians

Steve Knight

All followers of Jesus should see this movie. It asks the right questions. 

Which is the Better Story?

Which is the Better Story?

Life of Pi is a sensual immersion in to questions about the nature of reality.

Aesthetic as Theology

Aesthetic as Theology

Kendrick Kuo

If anything, Life of Pi is an argument for the existence of God based on the experience of beauty

The Problem with Pi-ety

The Problem with Pi-ety

Jeffrey Overstreet

There is a basic flaw in "spiritual but not religious" aspect of Pi's faith.

A 3-D Delight

A 3-D Delight

Phil Fox Rose

Lots of things could have gone wrong with adapting the hit book into a movie, but it works.

Metaphors and Journeys

Metaphors and Journeys

Sister Rose

'Life of Pi' reminds Sister Rose of another metaphorical movie called 'Big Fish.' Both are journeys of faith.

Life of Pi on PBS's Religion and Ethics Newsweekly

Watch Life of Pi on PBS. See more from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.

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