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The Wisdom of Pixar: An Animated Look at Virtue

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Overview

Kids and adults alike love Pixar's movies. We come out of the theater not just entertained or amused, but inspired. Everybody agrees: Pixar makes fun, clean, terrific movies. But what makes these movies so appealing is not merely amazing CGI animation, clever humor or fantastic imagination. These movies are not just great. Pixar's movies are good. Robert Velarde unpacks the movies of Pixar and shows how they display the best of classic Christian virtues. Pixar's films resonate with us because of their moral character. Their virtuous themes of hope and courage, friendship and love connect with our deepest human longings. Whether we identify with the plight of a lost fish or the adventures of toys, bugs or cars, Pixar's characters help us build our own character, with the kind of virtue that we want for ourselves and those around us. Insightfully exploring each of Pixar's movies, this book is a friendly companion for fans, parents and church leaders. Discover how the imagination of Pixar can awaken in you a Christian vision for a moral life and a better society.

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  • SKU: 9780830832972
  • SKU10: 0830832971
  • Title: The Wisdom of Pixar: An Animated Look at Virtue
  • Qty Remaining Online: 140
  • Publisher: IVP Books
  • Date Published: Jun 2010
  • Pages: 174
  • Weight lbs: 0.50
  • Dimensions: 8.10" L x 5.40" W x 0.60" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Index, Bibliography
  • Category: CHRISTIAN WRITINGS
  • Subject: Christianity - Literature & the Arts

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