From the Back Cover
"Christian Piatt guides readers through some of the theological themes and symbols in the popular TV show Lost
. He more than satisfies the many fans of the show who want to delve deeper into its mystery. But he also finds connections with religion, literature, and history and challenges readers to engage their faith with the questions raised by the show. Throughout, Piatt calls us to live in hope, even when answers seem lost."
--Gordon Houser, associate editor of The Mennonite
"Christian Piatt brings a thought-provoking blend of scholarship and insight to his analysis of the popular television series Lost
. He not only probes questions the series raises from a theological perspective but also provides a number of tools for further discussion. References to religion, philosophy, history, literature, and mythology resonate throughout. True to its title, Lost: A Search for Meaning
is an intriguing journey, and the book is structured in such a way that even infrequent viewers of the program will find it informative and stimulating."
--Jim Strain, screenwriter
About the Author
Christian Piatt served as the religion columnist for The Pueblo Chieftain newspaper. He currently serves as the music minister at Milagro Christian Church, in Pueblo, Colorado, where is wife Rev. Amy Piatt is the founding pastor.