Movie review: Silence

Photo by Paramount Pictures
Photo by Paramount Pictures

Silence raises all kinds of provocative questions of faith. What does it mean to claim Christ as Lord? Would you hold onto your personal faith if you could save a dozen lives by simply going through the motions of apostasy? How many times should you forgive someone? How do you persuade people of another faith to abandon their beliefs and accept Jesus Christ as the one true path to God? When is torture justifiable? How do you deal with the silence of God? How can we bring the faith to a culture that we do not understand? When Christ speaks to you, how do you that it is the voice of God and not simply a projection of your desires?

Read the full review by Rev. Bruce  Batchelor-Glader