qWhat movies have you seen lately?q is a question almost everyone asks. qHow should we watch movies Christianly?q is a question Dr. Mark Eckel has been asking for thirty years. When the Lights Go Down suggests answers based on story-filled essays, movie reviews, interviews, and questions to ask while watching movies. Now the Christian practice of movie review can begin next time the lights go down! qMark teaches how to critically review film through the lens of biblical thinking.q -Barry Walton, director and producer of qThe High: Making the Toughest Race on Earthq qI know of no other book quite like this. Highly accessible to the average layperson, it is wildly multi-faceted, a foundational course in theological movie-viewing.q -Dr. Rosalie de Rosset, Professor of Communications and Literature, Moody Bible Institute qqWhen the Lights Go Downq is a gift to pastors.q -Larry Renoe, Teaching Pastor at Waterstone Community Church, Littleton, Colorado qMark Eckel ushers the church to a positive, approachable, fresh theological understanding of movies.q -Jim Tudor, filmmaking professional, Twitchfilm.com film critic, and co-founder of ZekeFilm.orgSo, we watch stories that affect us, even if we do not know it, because they work on a spiritual, emotional, and psychological level. ... This requires some effort to learn about the nature of worldview thinking and how it affects us and guides us.
|Title||:||When the Lights Go Down|
|Author||:||Mark D. Eckel|
|Publisher||:||WestBow Press - 2014-10-09|