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Praying the Movies II

Edward Mcnulty

Praying the Movies II

Edward Mcnulty

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Praying the Movies II brings together the ancient tradition of praise and prayer with the contemporary passion for the movies. The reader will see that God is encountered not only in the sanctuary, but also in the theatre and before the monitor and video recorder as well. Movies are one of the few common denominators in the Western world. People of all economic levels, all races and religions and all political persuasions, go to the movies. They may not all see the dame films and they may not agree on their merits, but they love to talk about them and what they mean.;This is a collection of 31 devotionals - one day for a month - that seek to connect movies with the spiritual life of moviegoers. Movies discussed include American Beauty, Chocolat, The Fisher King, Fried Green Tomatoes, Gandhi, The Horse Whisperer, It's a Wonderful Life, On the Waterfront and To Kill a Mocking Bird.

- Publisher This sequel to the first book presents another collection of 31 devotionals that connect movies with the spiritual life of moviegoers. Each devotional contains passages from Scripture, an introduction to a scene from a popular film, a description of the scene, and a meditation on the themes.

- Publisher From "To Kill a Mockingbird" to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," this collection of 31 devotionals incorporates popular movies with passages from Scripture. Each devotional includes a meditation, questions to encourage reflection, a prayer, and a hymn.

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About "Praying the Movies II"

Praying the Movies II brings together the ancient tradition of praise and prayer with the contemporary passion for the movies. The reader will see that God is encountered not only in the sanctuary, but also in the theatre and before the monitor and video recorder as well. Movies are one of the few common denominators in the Western world. People of all economic levels, all races and religions and all political persuasions, go to the movies. They may not all see the dame films and they may not agree on their merits, but they love to talk about them and what they mean.;This is a collection of 31 devotionals - one day for a month - that seek to connect movies with the spiritual life of moviegoers. Movies discussed include American Beauty, Chocolat, The Fisher King, Fried Green Tomatoes, Gandhi, The Horse Whisperer, It's a Wonderful Life, On the Waterfront and To Kill a Mocking Bird.
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This sequel to the first book presents another collection of 31 devotionals that connect movies with the spiritual life of moviegoers. Each devotional contains passages from Scripture, an introduction to a scene from a popular film, a description of the scene, and a meditation on the themes.
- Publisher

From "To Kill a Mockingbird" to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," this collection of 31 devotionals incorporates popular movies with passages from Scripture. Each devotional includes a meditation, questions to encourage reflection, a prayer, and a hymn.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Edward Mcnulty

Edward N. McNulty is the author of "Praying the Movies" and "Praying the Movies II", both available from WJK. He is founder and editor of "Visual Parables", a monthly review newsletter, and was coeditor of "Real to Real", a film quarterly for youth.

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  • Catalogue Code 216188
  • Product Code 0664226612
  • EAN 9780664226619
  • Pages 245
  • Department General Books
  • Category Devotions
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jan 2004
  • Dimensions 202 x 128 x 18 mm
  • Weight 0.258kg

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