The Gospel According to Hollywood

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1 ian. 2007 - 173 pagini
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This book will thrill movie buffs and casual fans alike. In an engaging style, author Greg Garrett looks at the theological elements in dozens of classic and new classic Hollywood films, including a discussion about what the new openness to spirituality in the movies might mean for the future of American cinema and American religion.

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The Gospel according to Hollywood

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Negotiating the tricky terrain between spirituality and popular culture is a specialty of Garrett (Holy Superheroes: Exploring Faith and Spirituality in Comic Books ). In his latest work, Garrett ... Citește recenzia completă

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Pagina 114 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.
Pagina 18 - Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do, unless God is with him.
Pagina 110 - If a brother or sister is ill-clad and in lack of daily food, and one of you says to them, "Go in peace, be warmed and filled", without giving them the things needed for the body, what does it profit?
Pagina 154 - I am the good shepherd; I know my own and my own know me, as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.
Pagina 111 - I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.
Pagina 169 - I can will what is right, but I cannot do it. For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I do.
Pagina 92 - Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
Pagina 36 - In the temple he found people selling cattle. sheep. and doves. and the money changers seated at their tables. Making a whip of cords. he drove all of them out of the temple. both the sheep and the cattle.
Pagina 92 - For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you; but if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Despre autor (2007)

Greg Garrett is Professor of English at Baylor University and Instructor in Writing at Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest.

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