End of the Spear Controversy?

I honestly hadn’t heard of a controversy over this movie until I read the article linked below and its defense of the movie. I doubt many of you have heard of it either, but I wanted to put this link because I believe this is a very well thought out position of how we as Christians should be in the world, but not of the world. I am tired of Christians who have a couple of hot button issues that when pushed automatically mean boycott (I am tired of Christians boycotting period) and I am tired of the only public face of the Church being one of hate. If you have a minute check out this article it might help you in some discussions that are sure to come up in the future.

Empathy for Sin, Sympathy for Sinners: Brokeback Mountain and the End of the Spear Controversy

2 thoughts on “End of the Spear Controversy?

  • March 11, 2006 at 12:32 AM

    ALL movies are manipulative…..calling Brokeback effective only because it is manipulative angers me! Storytelling is manipulative in its very nature. You draw people along by unveiling a story….a story created to manipulate the reader/watcher,


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