1 edition of Movies are prayers found in the catalog.
Movies are prayers
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||Josh Larsen, co-host of Filmspotting ; foreword by Matt Zoller Seitz|
|Contributions||Seitz, Matt Zoller, writer of foreword|
|LC Classifications||PN1995.9.C49 L38 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||197|
|LC Control Number||2017004964|
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"Movies Are Prayers is a delightful and important book that shows a particular way in which we can encounter God prayerfully in our daily lives. Although Larsen's focus here is on film, the language of prayer he introduces could easily translate to any other medium/5(87).
Films, or movies as they are oftentimes referred to in this book, can be many things from a form of escapism to historical information and artistic expression, but as Larsen maintains, they can also be prayers.
“Movies are our way of telling God what we think about this world and our place in it.”/5(84). "Movies Are Prayers is a delightful and important book that shows a particular way in which we can encounter God prayerfully in our daily lives.
Although Larsen's focus here is on film, the language of prayer he introduces could easily translate to any other medium. Each chapter in his book offers several examples of each kind of movie-prayer. For example, prayers of anger are featured in diverse movies from across the decades: “Fight Club” (), “The Maltese Falcon” (), “Taxi Driver” (), and “King Kong” ().
Larsen’s book is divided into nine variations on “Movies as Prayers,” broken into as many chapters. For example, “Movies as Prayers of Praise” analyzes the films that reflect the thankfulness for the glory of God’s creations, including films such as “Avatar,” “Into the Wild,” and “Fantastic Voyage.” Prayer is often seen in modern terms as an act of need or request—we pray for God to grant us something—but.
In Movies Are Prayers, Josh Larsen brings a critic's perspective to the way movies function as expressions to God--expressions of lament, praise, joy, confession, and : Praying the Movies is a collection of thirty-one devotions that connect movies with the spiritual life of moviegoers.
Each devotion contains a passage from Scripture, a description of a scene from a popular film, and a meditation connecting the themes in the scene to the Scripture passage.
On June 13 InterVarsity Press will publish my first book, Movies Are Prayers, which hopefully reflects greater aptitude for such a task than that first TC article. I had the germ of the idea for this book back inbut was in no way qualified to write it.
9 quotes from Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings: ‘Christian lament is not simply complaint. Yes, it stares clear-eyed at awfulness. Movies Are Prayers explores how modes Movies are prayers book prayer—praise, confession, lament—are modeled by all types of films.
In this fashion, the book illuminates the richness of both cinema and prayer. Fortunately, film critic Josh Larsen, editor of Think Christian and cohost of Filmspotting, offers a redeeming perspective on film in his new book Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings (InterVarsity Press, ).
Yet surprisingly, the movie actually had several valuable lessons about faith, God, and most notably, prayer. In particular, the movie shows the repercussions of.
Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings (IVP) achieves something rather remarkable: author Josh Larsen is open and sincere about his Christian faith and examines the films in this volume through an overtly religious lens, yet the book’s tone and tenor are accessible and beneficial for all audiences interested in film criticism, religious or otherwise.
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