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Sex (Work), (Hermeneutical) Lies, and a New Film about Hosea


Three emerging filmmakers share the inspiration for their beautiful and theologically complex retelling of the Hosea Bible story. Writer and director Ryan Daniel Dobson with producers Suzanne Watson and Avril Z. Speaks talk about setting Hosea in Oklahoma, deconstructing the chauvinism by focusing on his wife, and focusing on the divine in sensuality, art, pain, and relationships that redeem.

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On this week’s episode of the Adventist Voices podcast, host Alexander Carpenter chats with the three emerging filmmakers behind the beautiful and theologically complex film “Hosea,” a modern retelling of the Bible story.

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