RE is Everywhere!

 

Cinema

Some recent films totally based on religious themes:

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 

The ring represents evil.  The basic message is that only the humble will be able to combat its power.

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 

More of the same: Also death and resurrection moments from both Gandalf and Aragorn

Signs

A priest loses his faith and finds it agian with the help of his kids and an alien or two.
   
   
   
   

A Walk to Remember

 
   

The 6th Day

Arnie faces moral decisions over whether cloning is right or not.  He decides that only God should make life!

Bedazzled

Satan shows up and is gorgeous. (Liz Hurley)  All about temptation!

Gladiator

A man who spends the entire film thinking about his afterlife.  The slogan?  

"What we do in life - echoes in eternity"

Angela's Ashes

Struggle of a half Catholic half Protestant Family in Ireland

Dogma

with Ben Affleck Matt Damon

All about angels finding their way back to heaven.

The Green Mile

With Tom Hanks

All about a prisoner who can perform miracles but will be executed

Stigmata

With Patricia Arquette

About a woman who receives the stigmata, the wounds of Jesus.

End of Days

With Arnold Schwartzenegger

Biblical Prophesy film about the Devil taking over the world at the end of time.

East is East

A British comedy about Islamic Arranged Marriage.

Joan of Arc

With Milla Jovovich

About St. Joan, a girl who led France with God's help.

Holy Smoke

With Kate Winslet

A woman gets involved in an Indian Cult. Opening Soon

Other films with religious themes:

Indiana Jones

with Harrison Ford

All three films are based on religion.

Raiders of the Lost Ark: Judaism

Temple of Doom: Hinduism & Voodoo

The Last Crusade: Christianity

Ghost

with Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore

What happens when we die?

Schindler's List

with Ralph Fiennes

Jewish escapes during the Holocaust

City of Angels

with Nicholas Cage, Meg Ryan

An angel who falls in love with a mortal

ET

with the little guy himself

All about someone from another place who does miracles, heals people, dies and rises again. Now where have I heard that before?

The Prince of Egypt

with Val Kilmer, Sandra Bullock

About the beginning of Judaism, with Moses!
The Matrix A Messianic Film.  Neo is trying to save humans from certain death.  He has special powers, has been predicted by prophets, dies and rises again stronger than before.  Who does that sound like?

 

TV

Not just songs of praise:

Simpsons

with Bart, Homer, Marge, Lisa & Maggie

A Christian Family trying to live life the best they can.

Buffy

with Sarah Michelle Gellar

Supernatural evil being fought in Sunnydale. Vampires have rejected God, read Dracula if you don't believe me!

Dawson's Creek

with Dawson, Pacey, Joey £ Jen

Teenagers trying to understand their sexuality and morality. What is right?

Friends

With a lot of Friends

Ross and Monica are Jewish, Joey is Catholic. There are a lot of RE joke in there, you just don't get them!

Garforth

St. Mary's, St. Benedicts, The Methodist Church, the Evangelical Church, Dayspring (at Garforth Community College) and that is just off the top of my head!

The Web

Just click here to see how many religions are on the net!

In your computer!

Double Click on the time in the bottom right hand corner. It should probably say

Time:
Date:

That is meant to be the amount of days, months and years since the birth of Jesus. Wow, so much RE!

 

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