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Unformatted text preview: David De Wit Professor Schelhaas April 11, 2008 Gen 200 Film 2nd Half John Calvin Meets The Creature From The Black Lagoon Movies are a very popular part of the world today. They are considered the highest end of entertainment by many people. However, when movies first started to be made and shown during the 1920's, not everybody greeted them well. The Christian Reformed Church, which Dordt and it's founders are predominately members of, was extremely critical of movies. Their approach to movies seemed to be very contradictory of their theology. When movies became popular nationwide, the Christian Reformed Church quickly took note of how much sexuality and sin were in these films. Soon there were sermons being preached in Christian Reformed churches all the time. The Christian Reformed Church saw films as the antithesis of their beliefs. They viewed movies as the work of the devil. With these views of film, it is clear to see that people among the Christian Reformed Church who attended...
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- Spring '08
- Calvinism, Protestant Reformation, Christian denomination, christian reformed church, Heidelberg Catechism