ReViewing the Movies: A Christian Response to Contemporary Film


Rather than condemning Hollywood for its depravity and decrying all movies, these two film experts have taken a new look at the movies and help us evaluate them on a truly biblical scale.

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Rather than condemning Hollywood for its depravity and decrying all movies, these two film experts have taken a new look at the movies and help us evaluate them on a truly biblical scale.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581342031
  • Publisher: Crossway Books
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Series: Focal Point Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

PETER FRASER received his PhD in Literature with a specialization in Film and Popular Culture from the University of Illinois-Chicago in 1990. Since then he has taught film and English at the undergraduate level and is currently at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee.

VERNON EDWIN NEAL is a freelance film critic whose reviews have appeared in newspapers for over a decade. His passion is to help Christians understand and evaluate contemporary films.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Introduction: In Pursuit of Consistency 11
Chapter 1 A Christian Approach to Film 19
Chapter 2 Learning the Language 39
Chapter 3 "Whatever Is True" 63
Chapter 4 What's Love Got to Do With It? 79
Chapter 5 Films and Children 93
Chapter 6 Liturgical Patterns in Film 109
Chapter 7 The Evolution of the Biblical Spectacular 127
Chapter 8 A Reviewer's Guide by Vernon Edwin Neal 141
Some Recommended Reading 175
Conclusion 177
Index 181
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