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I received this in my email today:

A colleague and I are teaching a class called "God Goes to the Movies:

Comparative Worldviews" where we use movies as case studies of various

worldviews (based on Sire's The Universe Next Door).  I need some ideas of

clips that portray Deism - any come to mind?  I'm a professor, PhD student,

mother of young children and pastor's wife, so have NO TIME to see movies.

Therefore, I am a bit short of clip ideas.  I'd be grateful for any ideas of

clips.  my thanks,

Anyone?

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I hesitate to recommend What the Bleep Do We Know, but it's probably pretty close to a deistic perspective.

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I realize this is an old post, but I am doing something very similar with The Universe Next Door.  If the original member who posted was interested in contacting me, I would love to discuss how the unit went, (I teach too, but at a secondary level), maybe running an idea by you.  Am thinking of using Hugo as an example of deism, by the way.  Hope yours went well. 

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Not a film, but I was doing some reading up on the television show Joan of Arcadia last year, and I ran across an interview in which creator Barbara Hanby confirmed that one of the "rules" of the show's writing was that God could not say/do anything that marked Him/Her as tied to any particular religion. So in that sense, I found the show very Deist.

 

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