Posts Tagged ‘Love’

Madea’s Family Reunion (2006)

Union Presbyterian Seminary alumna Kelly Hames suggests that this movie “could be used to illustrate and explore the idea of selfdignity
and how that could impact not just individual self-esteem but
a culture or community as well.”

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The Sound of Music


The Sound of Music (1965)

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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Noe Juarez offers suggestions for theological conversation with this perennial family favorite.

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Where the Heart Is

Where the Heart Is (2000)

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As Union Presbyterian Seminary student Tom LaBonte says, “There are so many issues facing our youth in today’s society that many search for hope,
for support and love because they either do not find that at home, are not part of a Church, and make decisions that lead them astray. Where the Heart Is provides inspiration for each of us to be compassionate and to doing more in placing the needs of others on at least an equal level with our own.”

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The Village

The Village (2004)

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Last Chance Harvey

Lasdt Chance Harvey (2008)

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According to Union Presbyterian Seminary student Marty Simmons, this film is an excellent one to use in considering who is the outsider, what it is like to be in community, who decides who is allowed in
the community, and the possibilities of new community and reconciliation.

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