Posts Tagged ‘War’

Faith Review – The Gatekeepers (2012)



The Gatekeepers is an acclaimed documentary from Dror Moreh, an Israeli citizen. Moreh interviews six former heads of Sin Bet, the internal security service of the Israeli government. The interviews are presented with extensive footage of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict. In this faith review, several questions are provided for group discussion.


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Faith Review – The Hurt Locker (2008)



“War is a drug.” That is the tagline for this grueling film about the risks and terrors of an IED response unit during the US war in Iraq. The film wrestles with the obvious themes of death and war, but also with the more troubling aspects of soldiering as a way to cope with the chaos in the world and one’s life.


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Battle for Terra (2009)

Union Presbyterian Seminary graduate Kelly Hames suggests that this movie can be watched by all ages and perhaps provide stimulus for discussions about stewardship and living peacefully together.

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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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The Hurt Locker

Union Presbyterian Seminary student Kim Lee offers her review of this Academy Award winning film as well as a plan for discussing it with older youth and adults in a congregation.

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