Posts Tagged ‘Ethics / ethical decisions’

Wall Street

Wall Street (1986)

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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Newton Cowan offers both a review of Wall Street and some suggestions for ways to engage a class in conversation.

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Blood Diamond

blood diamond

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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Lisa M. Lewis-Jenkins states that “bringing theology to bear upon this film can help us understand the the complexities of this film and responsible Chrisian ethics. “  She  suggests that comparing and contrasting the social gospel of Rauschenbusch with responsible ethics of Reinhold Niebuhr or Bonhoeffer could be useful with adult groups when using this film.


The Cider House Rules

Cider House Rules (1999)

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This week’s post features two reviews of The Cider House Rules, as well as a suggested plan for a conversation that might be part of a broader class dealing with Taboo Topics of Faith.

Click on the image to read reviews and conversation starters by Union Presbyterian Seminary students Star Crawford and Elizabeth Sigmon.


The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others (2006)

This film i s a prime example of the kind of ethical choices we have to make everyday.  While the choices we make may not be the same as in the film,  this movie does offer an opportunity to look at the moral decisions we make.

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