Saint Paul at the Movies: The Apostle's Dialogue with American Culture

Saint Paul at the Movies: The Apostle's Dialogue with American Culture

Robert Jewett


Star Wars, Amadeus, A Separate Place, Tender Mercies, Grand Canyon, Tootsie, Ordinary People, Empire of the Sun, Pale Rider, Red Dawn, and Dead Poets Society--all those videos convey obstacle for deep human matters additionally taken care of within the Bible. the movies offer proof that the various apostle Paul's subject matters in his New testomony letters are proper for at the present time. modern videos, in line with Robert Jewett, effect many americans greater than their formal schooling or spiritual education. And, when you consider that Paul interpreted the gospel on different people's turf, Jewett believes that this present day his discussion board might contain the films, a prime resource of studying and debating very important ethical, cultural, and spiritual concerns. Jewett treats movie and biblical passages with equivalent recognize. He brings their rules and metaphors into courting in order that new insights emerge approximately either the traditional texts and the yankee cultural situation.

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