About a Boy - Teen Version - Word Document [Download]
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Format: Word Document
Vendor: Christianity Today
Publication Date: 2009
Series: Movie Bible Study for Teens

Publisher's Description

A self-absorbed man and a troubled boy develop a transforming friendship.


No man is an island, poet and preacher John Donne wrote in the early 1600s. Well, maybe not an island, but perhaps a personal pleasure cruise nowadays? Our stuff has helped us cut our moorings with those around us. About a Boy is a film about two disconnected people two islands. One is a self-centered, affluent man who is disconnected from others by choice and by means. The other is a troubled, outcast boy who longs for healthy connections with others but can t find them. Interestingly, the man s self-absorbed, pleasure-cruise lifestyle intertwines with the boy s, leading to transformation and community for both.

This study guide will help you discuss the themes and questions raised in About a Boy. How do the cultural values of isolation and affluence affect us? How are incarnation and human transformation related? What s the place of community in our disconnected society?

Discussion Guide

    Movie Summary

    Discussing the Scenes

--Isolation and Affluence
(Amos 6:1 7)

--Sacrificing for Others
(John 1:1 14)

(Ecclesiastes 4:9 12; Acts 2:42 47)

    As the Credits Roll

Based On

About a Boy (Universal, 2002), rated PG 13.

This Bible study is not an endorsement of the movie by Christianity Today International. Before watching this film, please get advice and guidance from your parents or youth pastor.

Photo © Universal.

You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies for use in your local church.

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