Theology in the dark

Theology in the Dark is an occasional series offered in collaboration with Booth University College, in which we explore the idea that sometimes theology is best done through a medium such as film. The basic approach is to view a movie together, and then to spend some time in conversation, debriefing what we all saw. Sometimes these evenings are held in the screening room at Booth (which has a good sized screen, great sound and decent chairs), while on other occasions we arrange to meet at a movie theatre or at the church.

Friday March 24, 7pm in the All Saints’ Chapel – A special Lenten session in this series, in which we’ll be viewing the film Into Great Silence. This is a very contemplative documentary, tracing a year in the life of the “Grande Chartreuse,” a Carthusian monastery located in the French Alps. Definitely not a popcorn movie (!), viewing Into Great Silence is more a practice of shared meditative prayer. **And do note, the film is 164 minutes in length…