Nativity film.assignment.docx - THE NATIVITY FILM ANALYSIS To introduce Christianity using the creation myth Show the film The Nativity Story 1.Describe

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THE NATIVITY FILM ANALYSIS To introduce Christianity using the creation myth. Show the film The Nativity Story. 1.Describe the birth of this new religion (chronology). 2.Describe the mystical elements (miracles, visitations, prophecies) in the story. 3.How does the new religion build upon the old (traditions). 4.What character traits led Mary and Joseph to beselected?
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The Nativity Story (2007)Keisha Castle-Hughes(Actor), Shohreh Aghdashloo(Actor), Catherine Hardwicke(Director) | Rated: PG | Format: DVD The plot begins with the portrayal of the Massacre of the Innocents. The remainder of the movie portrays the annunciation(conception) and nativity(birth) of Jesus Christto explain why King Herodordered the murder.Teenage Mary betrothed to marry Josephof Judea, is spoken to by Godand told that she is to deliver His child and call him Jesus. Mary then goes to stay with her cousin Elizabethfor the harvest, when she witnesses the birth of John the Baptistto Elizabeth, who is past child bearing age,and her husband Zachariah. Mary returns from the visit pregnant, to the shock of Joseph and her parents. Mary is accused of fornication, for which, if she is found guilty, she could be stoned to deathin a public execution. At first Joseph does not believe Mary's explanation that she was visited by an angel, and that she has not broken her vow of chastity. He resolves to quietly divorce her, but before he acts on this plan, he is visited by the very same angel. Joseph then believes Mary, and promises to stay by her side.Meanwhile, Caesar Augustus has demanded that every man and his family must return to his place of birth for the census. For Joseph, as a direct descendant of
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