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Paul Asay - published on 06/02/18

Blue Like Jazz (PG-13, 2012)

Based on Don Miller’s landmark 2003 book of the same name, Blue Like Jazz traces the steps of a young, college-age Don as he swims through the halls of an ultra-liberal college and searches for meaning, faith and forgiveness. The movie, like the book, can be critical of some aspects of Christianity (most pointedly evangelical Christianity): Loving God is about relationship, not religion, Miller argues — a vertical relationship between God and us, and a horizontal one between us and the people around us. Some Christians don’t like the book or the movie, and it certainly isn’t your standard Christian flick (it contains some swearing and uncomfortable scenes). But for believers who love God and yet sometimes don’t feel very comfortable in church, this film reminds us that Christianity isn’t about the foibles of its followers: It’s about the One whom we follow. (This film is on both Hulu and Amazon Prime beginning this month.)

BLUE LIKE JAZZ
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