Movies Are Prayers

How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings

Josh Larsen, co-host of the WBEZ/NPR podcast Filmspotting, brings his cinematic expertise to a new book with InterVarsity Press titled Movies Are Prayers. In his role with Filmspotting and as editor of Think Christian, a digital magazine on faith and culture, Larsen has influenced the minds of moviegoers on the applicability of stories to real life, spirituality, and faith for years. Movies Are Prayers explores how modes of prayer—praise, confession, lament—are modeled by all types of films. In this fashion, the book illuminates the richness of both cinema and prayer. | read more»

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