Movies Are Prayers Paperback
How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings
by Josh Larsen;
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Discover a new way of seeing movies, a way that explores how they can be expression of prayer and praise.
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Movies Are Prayers
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Movies do more than tell a good story. They are expressions of raw emotion, naked vulnerability, and unbridled rage. They often function in the same way as prayers, communicating our deepest longings and joys to a God who hears each and every one.
In this captivating book, Filmspotting co-host Josh Larsen brings a critic's unique perspective to how movies function as expressions to God of lament, praise, joy, confession, and more. His clear expertise and passion for the art of film, along with his thoughtful reflections on the nature of prayer, will bring you a better understanding of both.
God's omnipresence means that you can find him whether you're sitting on your sofa at home or in the seats at the theater. You can talk to him wherever movies are shown. And when words fail, the perfect film might be just what you need to jump-start your conversations with the Almighty.
Movies Are Prayers by Josh Larsen was published by InterVarsity Press in June 2017 and is our 32598th best seller. The ISBN for Movies Are Prayers is 9780830844784.
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1. Movies Are Prayers?
2. Movies as Prayers of Praise
3. Movies as Prayers of Yearning
4. Movies as Prayers of Lament
5. Movies as Prayers of Anger
6. Movies as Prayers of Confession
7. Movies as Prayers of Reconciliation
8. Movies as Prayers of Obedience
9. Movies as Prayers of Meditation and Contemplation
10. Movies as Prayers of Joy
11. Prayer as Journey
Index of Movie Titles
Index of Movies by Type of Prayer
Details for Movies Are Prayers
|Author / Artist||Josh Larsen|
|Book Format||Paperback / softback|
|Publisher||InterVarsity Press (June 2017)|
|Page last updated||5th March 2018|