Item description for Praying the Movies II: More Daily Meditations from Classic Films by Edward N. McNulty...
Overview 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.
Publishers Description 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. 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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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.96" Width: 5.06" Height: 0.74" Weight: 0.64 lbs.
Release Date Jan 31, 2004
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664226612 ISBN13 9780664226619
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More About Edward N. 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.