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From Now On: A Lent Course on Hope and Redemption in The Greatest Showman

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A brilliant new Lent Course for 2019, based on the hugely popular film The Greatest Showman. The 2018 Golden Globe-nominated movie starring Hugh Jackman, about the founder and stars of the Barnum & Bailey Circus is ideal for Lenten study of Christian themes of hope, redemption and new life.

The five-week course offers discussion points, biblical reflections and prayers
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Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 29th 2018 by Darton Longman Todd Ltd
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Bex
Apr 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I've been reading this alongside a small group on Facebook throughout Lent, and I've thoroughly enjoyed being able to think about a film that I had NO expectations of when I went to the cinema to see it, and ended up really enjoying (and tempted to have This is Me as my funeral exit song, though I hope that'll be a long way day the line!). This is a very small book, with a whole lot of content in it ... I don't know how it would be to have read it entirely individually, as I found that the ...more
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Feb 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
A well written and interesting guide to the film The Greatest Showman. The film itself is not Christian or even Spiritual but it does show various themes about being human and our attitudes to others and our own ambitions.
The book draws these out well in a series of 5 studies which link in well to the Bible and Lent.
Each study has more material than can be used and is open enough to allow a group leader to adapt. It can also be used as private study.
The study can jump around the film somewhat
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