Shawshank's Hollowed-Out Bible

The hollowed-out bible in which Andy, the protagonist of The Shawshank Redemption, hides the rock hammer is often mistaken as a symbol of his rejection of faith. Here, Logos Made Flesh walks us through specific scenes from the film to illustrate how this key prop is connected to the film’s religious themes and contributes to Andy’s characterization as a Christlike figure.

 

 

 


Religion & Spirituality


Religion


Frank Darabont


The Shawshank Redemption