The Gospel in a Worldwide TV Hit? Stranger Things Have Happened.
Join Dr. Michael S. Heiser as he explores glimpses of the gospel in the modern television phenomenon in his latest book, The World Turned Upside Down.
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Join Dr. Michael Heiser as he applies his expertise in biblical scholarship and the supernatural to the TV hit, Stranger Things. Read along as Dr. Heiser explains how the same mystery and power in the Gospels can also be found in the “upside down.”Learn more
In this companion video series, Dr. Heiser delves deeper into his unique, biblical perspective of Stranger Things. Ideal for both individuals and groups, explore the supernatural world of the TV sensation and the common thread that ties it to the gospel.Learn more
“A paranormal problem requires a supernatural solution. Sin and the forces of darkness pull us into the “upside down,” but Jesus conquered the Demogorgon of evil to put things right-side up again.”
Assistant Professor of New Testament Language and Literature, Western Seminary
“If you liked the phenomenon that is Stranger Things, you’ll love how biblical scholar and fan of the series Michael Heiser draws out its meaning and application to our own lives in a way that aligns with Scripture.”
Hollywood screenwriter of To End All Wars and author of Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment.
“I am sure fans of the series Stranger Things will get a treat out of this comparison but all readers will have their eyes opened to reflect on the depth of the beauty and grace that is salvation.”
—Darrell L. Bock
Executive Director of Cultural Engagement and Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary
“This fun read will grow your delight in God’s gospel working.”
Professor of Theology, Western Seminary
“Thorough biblical examination casts the old story in a wonderfully fresh light.”
—C. J. Green
Managing Editor, Mockingbird Ministries
Michael S. Heiser (PhD., University of Wisconsin-Madison) is an expert in Bible and ancient Semitic languages. He's the author of several books including Reversing Hermon and the best-seller The Unseen Realm.Learn more