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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Movie Discussion Guide Bible Study
How should we respond to this satirical comedy about Christian culture and beliefs?
Set in an evangelical high school, Saved! follows a Christian teen thrown into a crisis of faith and others judgment when she becomes pregnant while trying to save her gay boyfriend. While the hypocritical Hilary Faye attacks Mary, the pregnant teen finds love and acceptance from the school s only non-Christians, Roland and Cassandra.
This guide gives an overview of Christian reaction to Saved! and offers discussion questions to help you assess the issues the movie raises. Some Christians see this movie as portraying all evangelicals as hypocritical, judgmental, and intolerant. Other Christians believe there that the church can learn from the movie s observations about evangelical culture.
Movie Review by ChristianityTodayMovies.com
Discussing the Scenes
--Satire of Christians
(Isaiah 54:17; John 17:15; Titus 2:7 8; 2 Corinthians 8:20)
--Tolerance and Acceptance
(John 8:3 11; see also Romans 14:1 5; Romans 15:7;1 Corinthians 5:11 13)
--Discerning God s Will
(Joshua 24:15; Psalms 139:9 10; Acts 17:26 27)
(James 1:2 8; Jude 1:22)
As the Credits Roll
Saved! (Red Bull Productions, 2004), directed by Brian Dannelly, written by Brian Dannelly and Michael Urban, rated PG-13
Photo © Copyright Red Bull Productions
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