The Message Behind the Movie: How to Engage with a Film Without Disengaging Your Faith - eBook  -     By: Douglas Beaumont
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Moody Publishing / 2009 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Moody Publishing
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 9781575673387
ISBN-13: 9781575673387
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Some Christians denounce nearly every move that Hollywood produces; others celebrate even the most morally and artistically questionable. While most Christians can agree on the cultural importance of films, very few are able to interpret movies with insight and understanding. Apologetics professor and film lover Doug Beaumont wants moviegoers to become more informed viewers, by better grasping the cinematic techniques and genre considerations that filmmakers use to communicate their central themes. He also wades into hot-button issues of nudity, violence, and language in movies, helping Christians to more carefully evaluate celluloid depictions of sin.

Packed with quote and excerpts from many of Hollywood's most successful films-and from some of the indie favorites that have gained cult followings-The Message Behind the Movie is a fun and enlightening look at the art from that defines our age.

Author Bio

DOUGLAS M. BEAUMONT is pursuing a Ph.D. at Southern Evangelical Seminary in Matthews, NC. He teaches Bible and Philosophy at Southern Evangelical Bible College and speaks around the country on various topics related to Christianity. His work has been published in The Christian Apologetics Journal, The Baker Dictionary of Cults and World Religions, and he was the one of the only Protestant writers to be included in The Best Catholic Writing 2006. He lives with his wife, son, bird, and dog in Charlotte, NC.

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