Posts Tagged ‘Love’

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.

Crazy Heart

Crazy Heart (2009)

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Two students reviewed Crazy Heart and offered suggestions for a theological discussion about the film.  Click on the image to the left to see what John Elam and Kim Lee have to say about this movie.

Up in the Air

Up in the Air is a film which allows the viewer a different perspective on the successes and losses encountered in the business world and the impact of those events on one’s personal life and relationships. In this uncertain economy, it is a very topical.

Click on the image to be taken to the review and discussion of this film.


Ratatouille (2007)

What can a rat teach us about using our gifts, welcoming the ‘outsider’ and considering how we treat those who we think don’t belong in the same places we do?  This wonderfully-animated feature film might help you think about these questions.

Click on the image to the left to read Erin Mills’s review of the film.

The Princess and the Frog

Potential theological conversations with The Princess and the Frog can occur around the themes of temptation and the nature of evil.  The writer suggests that the film could also be used in a series of classes on the Lord’s Prayer when the group reaches “and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.”