Are Christian Moviegoers Just “Cattle”?

It’s exciting when we see Christians engaging popular culture and demonstrating discernment.

We are called to “wise as serpents, and innocent as doves,” right?

But when we start behaving like cattle… following whatever is marketed to us, going to see whatever our pastors have been convinced to promote, trusting advertising instead of using our heads… that’s when cultural “engagement” becomes cultural enslavement.

Check out Peter T. Chattaway’s latest post.

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.


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