Brian Godawa on “Silence” and “The Shack”

I’m blessed to be a co-host on the A Clear Lens podcast, alongside Nate Sala and Gene Gosewehr (also of Reel World Theology, and occasional CER guest writer).  In the latest episode of the podcast, we talk about whether or not Christians should see The Shack, and the theological challenges (and missteps) of Martin Scorcese’s Silence.

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Can Christians Watch Depictions of God? – A Response to Tim Challies

Christians of various shades throughout the years have raised questions about whether watching films that portray God constitutes a violation of the Second Commandment.  Those Christians certainly have their hearts in the right place, but to view film as a violation of the commandment betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of the spirit of the commandment itself.

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