Hollywood worldviews : watching films with wisdom & discernment / Brian Godawa.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Do you watch movies with your eyes open?You buy your tickets and concessions, and you walk into the theater. Celluloid images flash at twenty-four frames per second, and the hypnotic sequence of moving pictures coaxes you to suspend disbelief and be entertained by the implausible. Unfortunately, many often suspend their beliefs as well, succumbing to subtle lessons in how to behave, think and even perceive reality. Do you find yourself hoping that a sister will succeed in seducing her sibling's husband, that a thief will get away with his crime, that a serial killer will escape judgment? Do you, too, laugh at the bumbling priest and seethe at the intolerant and abusive evangelist? Do you embrace worldviews that infect your faith and wonder, after your head is clear, whether your faith can survive the infection?Brian Godawa guides you through the place of redemption in film, the tricks screenwriters use to communicate their messages, and the mental and spiritual discipline required for watching movies. Hollywood Worldviews helps you enter a dialogue with Hollywood that leads to a happier ending, one that keeps you aware of your culture and awake to your faith.
    • Content Notes:
      pt. 1: Storytelling in the movies -- Stories & mythology -- Redemption -- pt. 2: Worldviews in the movies -- Existentialism -- Postmodernism -- Other worldviews -- pt. 3: Spirituality in the movies -- Christianity -- Angels and demons, heaven and hell -- Faith.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references.
    • ISBN:
      0830823212
      9780830823215
    • Accession Number:
      2002023275
    • Accession Number:
      ocm49326958
      49326958
    • Accession Number:
      piu.78157
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      GODAWA, B. Hollywood worldviews : watching films with wisdom & discernment. [s.l.] : InterVarsity Press, 2002. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 22 ago. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Godawa B. Hollywood Worldviews : Watching Films with Wisdom & Discernment. InterVarsity Press; 2002. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78157&custid=s8692456. Accessed August 22, 2019.
    • APA:
      Godawa, B. (2002). Hollywood worldviews : watching films with wisdom & discernment. InterVarsity Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78157&custid=s8692456
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Godawa, Brian. 2002. Hollywood Worldviews : Watching Films with Wisdom & Discernment. InterVarsity Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78157&custid=s8692456.
    • Harvard:
      Godawa, B. (2002) Hollywood worldviews : watching films with wisdom & discernment. InterVarsity Press. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78157&custid=s8692456 (Accessed: 22 August 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Godawa, B 2002, Hollywood worldviews : watching films with wisdom & discernment, InterVarsity Press, viewed 22 August 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Godawa, Brian. Hollywood Worldviews : Watching Films with Wisdom & Discernment. InterVarsity Press, 2002. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78157&custid=s8692456.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Godawa, Brian. Hollywood Worldviews : Watching Films with Wisdom & Discernment. InterVarsity Press, 2002. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78157&custid=s8692456.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Godawa B. Hollywood worldviews : watching films with wisdom & discernment [Internet]. InterVarsity Press; 2002 [cited 2019 Aug 22]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78157&custid=s8692456