05 The Little Mermaid and Old Testament Tragedy

Little Mermaid Salvation Catholic Christian

Blurb from “Little Mermaid and Old Testament Tragedy”

How well do you know the original story of the Little Mermaid? Hans Christian Anderson’s tale is quite different from the Disney retelling, and has some pretty developed Christian themes. Be moved, delighted and challenged this episode, and discover why you have the soul of a mermaid!

Excerpt from “Little Mermaid and Old Testament Tragedy”

“…You can probably already see some parallels at work in the story of the Little Mermaid and the story of Christianity. For each of us plays the part of the little mermaid. Just as the Little Mermaid is born from below, but yearns for the life from above, so too is mankind born from below on earth, but yearns for the life from up above in heaven…”

Extra shownotes: You can watch a good animation of The Little Mermaid, from 1975, here!

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