Tonight, fourteen of us gathered in the upper room to watch the 2014 film God's Not Dead. I rather enjoyed it, though I can fully understand why non-Christians give it unflattering reviews.
The story revolves around Josh ('Jarsh') choosing a philosophy module as part of his first year undergraduate course. His lecturer insists that all students sign a declaration claiming that God is dead in order to prove their intellectual development and to save time going over the old arguments. I found this quite implausible; professors of philosophy and theology, in my experience, relish the prospect of going over old arguments. When they come across a student with different views and articulation, they delight at this rather than seeking to belittle and humiliate. Still, this would have given us a boring film, so fair enough.
We'll watch the sequel before long.