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Finding God in ‘The Hunger Games’

Finding God in ‘The Hunger Games’


It seems like everyone is talking about The Hunger Games! And for good reason. The trilogy is hard to put down, and it brings up important themes. Here at Christianity Today, we read the books and anxiously awaited the movie’s arrival, and we’ve spent a lot of time discussing it ever since.

Looking for great resources on The Hunger Games? Christianity Today has you covered.

Amy Simpson, editor of Gifted for Leadership, shares how she sees Jesus in The Hunger Games in this article. Spoiler alert! Her article shares a lot about the book series.

The Her.meneutics blog posted on why we need dystopian tales.

Plus, a movie review by Todd Hertz.

Consider using the movie to generate great conversation in your small group. Take a trip together to see the movie. Then use this study guide for great questions and discussion.

What’s your take on The Hunger Games? Do you have other ideas on using it in small groups? Share with us below.