Posts tagged "Browning Version"

Final Pensacola Preview: Revisiting the Gospel Message – Grace Again

Final Pensacola Preview: Revisiting the Gospel Message – Grace Again

The week of the Pensacola mini-conference is upon us! And to entice those of you who are still on the fence, we thought we’d offer one final preview from the main speaker himself, Dr. Paul Zahl. This event is not to be missed, so don’t wait another minute – register today. And for the updated schedule and other details, visit the microsite:

This Friday night’s talk, entitled “Revisiting the Gospel Message — Grace Again”, will simply describe what grace is, and how it works. I’m interested in what grace, or one-way love, has to offer tortured relationships. For “tortured”…

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PZ’s Podcast This Week: The British Invasion

PZ’s Podcast This Week: The British Invasion

Today two new talks have been published on “PZ’s Podcast” (Subscribe free on iTunes.)

The first is entitled The Browning Version and concerns a 1951 movie starring Michael Redgrave and written by Terence Rattigan, which is based on Rattigan’s 1948 play.

It is about a man who must lose his life in order to gain it. The material connects directly with the 25th Chorus of “Mexico City Blues”:

Is my own, is your own,
Is not Owned by Self-Owner
but found by Self-Loser –
Old Ancient Teaching

This podcast is dedicated to David Browder.

The second cast for this week is called “‘Man Gave Names…

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What Is There Beyond Hope? Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea (and The Browning Version)

What Is There Beyond Hope? Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea (and The Browning Version)

I finally got around to watching Terence Rattigan’s The Browning Version (1951), on the strong recommendation of trusted friends and Mbird co-contributors. I had seen the David Mamet-directed(!) version of Rattigan’s Winslow Boy many years ago, and it has always been one of my favorites. But The Browning Version blows it out of the water – people, put this film on your Netflix queue now! To say that it illustrates pretty much all of the themes that we love to explore on this site – death and resurrection, judgment and love, grace in relation to human bondage/suffering, yes even Law…

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