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Hearing a Film, Seeing a Sermon

Preaching and Popular Movies

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Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date:
7/3/2007
ISBN:
9780664229511
Pages:
184
Trim Size
6 x 9
Product Type:
Paper

Pastors are constantly in search of ways to connect to their parishioners through their sermons,and one of the most effective ways to do this is through the use of contemporary movies. InHearing a Film, Seeing a Sermon, New Testament scholar and pastor Timothy Cargal teaches pastors some of the basics of interpreting films so that they can integrate insights about popular films into their preaching. He explains how people see and think about movies and then demonstrates for pastors how this connects with the way parishioners comprehend Scripture and theology. In addition, he offers several of his own sermons as examples of effective ways to use movies, including The Lord of the Rings, Spider-Man, The Passion of the Christ, In Her Shoes,Bruce Almighty, and others, in preaching.

Timothy B. Cargal served as Pastor of Northwood Presbyterian Church in Silver Spring, Maryland for twelve years. He holds a Ph.D. in New Testament from Vanderbilt University. He has written an academic book in New Testament as well as numerous articles on preaching.


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Timothy B. Cargal
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