Posts Tagged ‘identity’

Faith Review – Eat Pray Love

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How does our search for a meaningful and enriched life intersect with our search for God? In this film review by Jana Creighton, you will discover a number of theological themes throughout the 2010 film, Eat Pray Love, related to a woman’s quest for an integrated physical and spiritual life. There are several possible conversation starters included.

 

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Clips and Lessons – Using Elf to Explore “Who Are You?”

Elf Who Are You

Welcome to the new rollout of Theology and Film.  We begin with our first program designed to be taught in the space of an hour or less.  We call these “Clips and Lessons.”  We begin by asking the question “Who Are You?”  Student Russ Pearson has put together this lesson for middle and high school students that helps us to learn that we are children of God, each with our own special and spiritual gifts.  As you check out the “Clips and Lessons,” take a moment to sign up for email notices of new postings.  Visit us at www.upsem.edu/theologyandfilm/

 

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Off the Map

Off the Map (2005)

Union Presbyterian Seminary student Lisa Lewis-Jenkins finds Off the Map to be a compellingly beautiful film that can help people reflect on what it means to live an authentic life.

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Radio

Radio (2003)

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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Marty Simmons offers a review of Radio and suggests it offers of images of compassion and community with ‘the least of these’ in our society.

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Whale Rider

Whale Rider (2002)

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Today’s post offers an embarrassment of riches as Union Presbyterian Seminary students Noe Juarez and Katie Todd offer both reviews of Whale Rider and theological conversation plans with young people.  Click on the image to be taken to these four resources.