My Faith Journey In The Movie 'Of Gods And Men'

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Isaiah Strong 9/30/14 Theology 1st Mr. Cody My Faith Journey W/ Brother Christain In the movie, “Of Gods and Men” faith is portrayed as constant service to those in need and less fortunate then you are. In this movie there are monks living in Palestine who have to deal with people in their community in poverty and terrorist attacks on a daily basis. The monks could easily flee this situation and look to help others in a different location but they choose to stay and help their community even though it’s putting their lives in great danger. Faith is also portrayed as helping and not asking for anything in return, the monks in this film do not receive anything for helping these at risk people they help for the sake of helping. This is what God calls us to do just as Jesus helped until his death these monks have devoted their lives to helping others without asking for things in return which is what our faith as catholics and christians call us to do. As men of faith we are called to help others in need, in the movie, “Of Gods and Men” this virtue is shown to us through the constant sacrifices the monks make to help their community. The character I chose to journey with throughout the movie was Brother Christian . Brother Christian was the leader or pope in the community and constantly protected the outcasts of the village and traded their own made jelly. By this I mean that he is the shepherd and the people around him are his flock. Just as scripture said that Jesus is our

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