Jul 20, 2022
Everyone longs for a hero to save the day and most people all over the world love a good Superhero movie.
So then, what are the characteristics we associate with a hero that make them so powerful and amazing? Well, heroes are brave, courageous, strong, and fearless.
Yes, those are great but what about this list of attributes… loving, compassionate, truthful, devoted, humble, meek, patient and oh yes, sacrificing.
While the first list gets the attention at the box office, the second list is the foundation of any great Superhero at his or her core. And those attributes are also associated with the ultimate hero, Jesus of Nazareth. He is often the star of the movie, whether people realize it or not.
In his 3rd time on the Strong By Design podcast show, Frank Turek shares his insights about his latest book, Hollywood Heroes with host Chris Wilson.
“We all want to have a hero come in and save us and take us to a place of bliss… That’s what Jesus actually does.” - Frank Turek
01:01 – Welcome to the ‘Strong by Design’ podcast
03:02 – Meet Frank Turek, speaker and award-winning author
05:30 – Frank discusses his new book, ‘Hollywood Heroes: How Your Favorite Movies Reveal God’
12:40 – Captain America vs. Iron Man: Discover their respective unique characteristics and how it relates to Jesus
20:50 – Frank reveals how Harry Potter points to the ultimate hero, Jesus
27:53 – Frank deep dives into the Star Wars saga
33:45 – What does C.S. Lewis mean by Christianity as the True Myth?
38:05 – Batman: Understand the hidden message in ‘Batman’ movies
44:35 – What to expect in ‘Hollywood Heroes: How Your Favorite Movies Reveal God’
45:35 – Wonder Woman: What’s her unique superpower and how does that align with Christianity?
50:20 – Why Jesus is the ultimate superhero
57:00 – Where you can go to connect with Frank Turek
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