Last year we looked at each of the Oscar nominated Best Picture Films and ranked them related to the prevalence of shame in the film. We created a “Shame-Meter” that ranks films 0-10, with 0 being no shamed loneliness and 10 being abusive and de-humanizing shame and painful brain loneliness. It was surprising just how […]
This is the beginning of a new and critical series of the Gospel Rant. Borrowing a page from missions, Bill asks if your church is more Guilt-Innocence or Honor-Shame. Your answer has serious ramifications regarding your innate ability to re-engage Millennials or more importantly, how effective you might be witnessing to both Millennials and Gen Z, half the US population today.
What can these two Best Picture Nominated films tell us about our shame and what shame can do to a culture? You just might be surprised. We will bring out our Shame Meter and see what it says.
Dr. Bill Senyard here with another Gospel Rant #109. I am looking at just how much shame is evident in the eight Oscar Best Picture nominated films. Why? I mean who wants to talk about shame. Psychologists will tell you that shame innately hides. Who wants to admit that anyone has shamed us. Or if […]