'Christ and the Chocolaterie' is the original, innovative and lively
Lent course based on the story and characters of the Oscar nominated
'Chocolat' from the bestselling novel by Joanne Harris.
Using the Oscar nominated movie 'Chocolat' as its starting point, Hilary
Brand explores questions about God, the world, and what it means to be
as truly human as God intended.
In five group sessions, 'Christ and the Chocolaterie' opens up the
themes of the life changing opportunities that Lent presents to the
Christian through a better understanding and application of the Bible:
Giving up - the prelude to change.
Giving out - the power of a gift to change.
Getting wise - accepting the possibility of change.
Getting real - the power of acceptance.
Growing up - the process of real life change.
Each section refers to scenes from the film, questions to start
discussion, practical exercises and meditations. Each weekly session
leads into suggestions for individual reading, meditation and further
As conclusion to Lent, Easter is celebrated with ideas for a chocolate
feast and a chapter on its curious history. Not forgetting the need for
life change on a global scale, Hilary Brand doesn?t shy away from
revealing the unfair economics of the chocolate trade and its
HILARY BRAND is a freelance writer of novels and devotionals for
children, young teens and adults. Specialising in applying the power of
visual imagery to explorations of faith her books include 'Art and
Soul'; co-written with Adrienne Chaplin (Piquant), 'A Sceptic's Guide to
Reading the Bible' (BRF) and 'What Am I Doing Here'; with cartoonist
Dave Walker. Her 2012 Lent course 'Finding a Voice' is based on the
award winning movie 'The King's Speech'.
Christ and the Chocolaterie and Chocolat DVD Value Pack by Hilary Brand was published by Eden bundles in January 2016 and is our 15684th best seller. The ISBN for Christ and the Chocolaterie and Chocolat DVD Value Pack is EDENBUNDLE-1707.