Reel Spirituality (Engaging Culture)

Reel Spirituality (Engaging Culture)

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Increasingly, thinking Christians are examining the influential role that movies play in our cultural dialogue. Reel Spirituality successfully heightens readers' sensitivity to the theological truths and statements about the human condition expressed through modern cinema. This second edition cites 200 new movies and encourages readers to ponder movie themes that permeate our culture as well as motion pictures that have demonstrated power to shape our perceptions of everything from relationships and careers to good and evil. Reel Spirituality is the perfect catalyst for dialogue and discipleship among moviegoers, church-based study groups, and religious film and arts groups. The second edition cites an additional 200 movies and includes new film photos.The filmmakers focus on contemporary Native American lifea€”on living on the reservation and on questions of ethnic identity. ... a€œWe dona#39;t need to make an- other Dances with Wolves, because ita#39;s not an Indian movie, a€ Eyre says.20 Based on their own ... In Smoke Signals no answers are presented; the lives of Native Americans do not allow for this; but the viewer achieves insight nonetheless. Biographyanbsp;...

Title:Reel Spirituality (Engaging Culture)
Author:Robert K. Johnston
Publisher:Baker Academic - 2006-12-01


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