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Meeting God at the movies

Film as a source of revelation

When I think about an encounter with the Creator, I remember a time when I rounded a corner while driving and found myself confronted by a huge full moon, barely above the horizon, which filled my whole environment with light. Someone else may remember viewing a sunset from a beach or seeing a rainbow. My childhood conscience was divinely pricked by witnessing a friend dealing with total paralysis. Others have experienced God’s presence while in a crowd singing “We Shall Overcome” or in a group crying out for justice for one wrongly accused.


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