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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Movie Discussion Guide Bible Study
An Oscar-winning drama about love, ambition, and paranoia.
A Beautiful Mind, which won the 2001 Best Picture Academy Award, is based on the true story of John Nash, a Nobel Prize-winning mathematician. Nash graduated from Princeton after developing a revolutionary economic theory, and quickly became embroiled in what seemed to be a mysterious government conspiracy that would test his view of life, his inner strength, and his wife s love.
This study will help you discuss the deeper themes of the movie. Where does logic and love intersect? What does John Nash learn about community and self-reliance? How does the movie portray the power of temptation?
Discussing the Scenes Bonus Material: DVD Scenes to Watch
--Community and Self-reliance
(1 Corinthians 12:12; 2 Corinthians 1:8 11; Isaiah 41:10; 2 Corinthians 12:10)
(1 Peter 4:8; 1 Corinthians 13:1 9; John 15:13)
--Temptations and Self-control
(Philippians 4:8 9; Galatians 5:23; 2 Peter 1:3 9; Proverbs 25:28)
As the Credits Roll
A Beautiful Mind (Universal Studios, 2001), rated PG-13.
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