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Reflections on the Movies

4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  36 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Award-winning author Ken Gire knows films powerfully communicate points about life and faith. He teaches readers to view and evaluate Hollywood's old and new fare with a discerning eye and discover the exciting reality that God speaks through film.
Hardcover, 215 pages
Published July 1st 2000 by Chariot Victor Publishing
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Kate
Apr 09, 2010 Kate rated it 3 of 5 stars
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"Besides enlightenment, film can also be an occasion for epiphany. Just as the Holy Spirit spoke through a variety of means in the Bible, He speaks through a variety of means today. Even through movies. A scene, a character, a line of dialogue, or the movie in its entirety comes to us almost like a sacrament, and we sense the Spirit saying, "Take, eat, this is for you" (43).

"A movie, I think, is really only four or five moments between two people; the rest of it exists to give those moments thei
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Pat Roseman
I liked this book. It helped me see some of the movies I've watched in a different light and even want to watch a few of them again to see what I might have missed. I'm hopeful it will help me watch movies a little differently in the future.
Sheri Freeland
I so enjoyed this book on God in the movies. I love to watch movies and especially those with redemptive messages. This book showed me I wasn't the only one who could be a Christian and enjoy "secular" movies. Thank you Ken Gire!
Amanda
Christmas present, thanks Mom! I enjoyed the analysis of the films I had seen, but should have skipped the chapters on the films I haven't seen - spoilers.
Leigh McLeroy
Ken Gire is such a thoughtful observer of life, including the movies. I truly enjoyed this book.
Deana
Really, really liked this one. New perspective on movie watching.
Andy Kerckhoff
I think every Christian teenager should read this book.
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Ken Gire is the author of more than 20 books, including "The Divine Embrace," "Windows of the Soul," "The Work of His Hands," the Moments with the Savior series, and the Reflective Life series. He has also co-authored "The Birthright" with John Sheasby. Two of his books have been awarded a Gold Medallion. A full-time writer and speaker, Ken is the founder of Reflective Living, a nonprofit ministry ...more
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