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  BOOKS: 
Clan of the Cave Bear
The Red Tent
Siddhartha
Lord of the Flies
The Kite Runner

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IMPORTANT: Please Check With Ms. S BEFORE
you watch the movie you've selected.

 

  MOVIES:   

Primal Religions
Quest for Fire
Avatar
Mission
The Gods Must be Crazy
Black Robe
At Play in the Fields of the Lord
End of the Spear
Lord of the Flies
Whale Rider
The Emerald Forest

HINDU:
Gandhi
Water
City of Joy
Bend It Like Beckham
Slumdog Millionaire

BUDDHISM
Little Buddha
Kundun
Seven Years in Tibet
Himalaya

ISLAM:
The Clay Bird
In This World
The Kite Runner
Children of Heaven
Afghan Star
Osama

FUNDAMENTALISM:
The Stoning of Saroya M.
Persepolis
Jesus Camp
Osama
 

 

DIRECTIONS: Please answer the following questions and hand in via email by Friday, January 10, 2014.

1. Give a brief synopsis of the book/movie you read/watched and be sure to identify the the Religion, or Type of Religion it profiled.

2. Discuss your experience of reading/watching this book/movie.  Did you enjoy it? Was it upsetting on any level- why?

3. What did you learn that was new about the culture portrayed in the book/movie?

4. What did you learn that you didn't know before about the Religion/Type of Religion portrayed in the book/movie?

5. Would you recommend this book/movie?  Why/why not?
 

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MOVIES:
http://mubi.com/lists/a-library-of-religious-themed-and-spiritual-films
http://www.elephantjournal.com/2009/03/comprehensive-list-of-films-about-buddhism-attempt/
http://faculty.mdc.edu/dmcguirk/AGoodRead/Films/Films.htm
http://www.philfilms.utm.edu/2/filmlist.htm
http://www.adherents.com/movies/