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  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: MOREHOUSE PUBLISHING (January 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 081921955X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0819219558
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 5.8 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,783,429 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Barbara Mraz is a lifelong, enthusiastic movie fan who has done extensive graduate work in film study and taught theology and movie courses in a variety of settings. She is the parent of two adult daughters and lives with her husband in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By FrKurt Messick HALL OF FAMEVINE VOICE on June 16, 2005
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Barbara Mraz's book, 'Finding Faith at the Movies', is a practical guide for ministry with an important and influential aspect of the media. Movies have strong impact on the psyche of people in today's society - some films have enough influence to change public policy, change popular perception, or even create cultural change on a significant scale. How can this medium be used in service of the faith concerns of the community?

Mraz has written this book for both group leaders and those looking for individual insight and guidance. She addresses the concerns of many groups, which is that it is often too much of a time (and stamina) commitment to watch a 2-hour film and then have substantial discussion about it. She proposes concentrating on selected pieces or storylines, which can be shown in brief, and members of the group can (individually or severally) watch the film before or after the discussions.

Mraz provides guiding questions for conversation, suggested themes for consideration, background material on the films, relevant scriptural passages, as well as suggestions for further reflection. She includes DVD and VCR counter numbers to facilitate the scene-sequence process (and discusses the legal issues involved in showing films to groups and/or copying sequences of scenes onto other tapes).

Mraz has selected twelve films (for those who might want a monthly movie group, this would provide a year's worth of material). This centre around themes such as sacrifice, envy, forgiveness, repentance, temptation, disappointment, gratitude, and more.
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