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Explorations in Theology and Film

Clive Marsh (Ed)Gaye Ortiz (Ed)

Explorations in Theology and Film

Clive Marsh (Ed)Gaye Ortiz (Ed)

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"Explorations in Theology and Film brings together theologians, biblical scholars, film and media specialists, and experts in language and literature to consider the potential of films contribution to contemporary Christian theological discussion. The main focus of the book is on the creative conversation between film and theology in the contemporary West, and it raises crucial questions about the interaction between theology and culture." Explorations in Theology and Film will be an invaluable resource to students and those researching in the areas of theology and religion as well as media and cultural studies.

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About "Explorations in Theology and Film"

"Explorations in Theology and Film brings together theologians, biblical scholars, film and media specialists, and experts in language and literature to consider the potential of films contribution to contemporary Christian theological discussion. The main focus of the book is on the creative conversation between film and theology in the contemporary West, and it raises crucial questions about the interaction between theology and culture." Explorations in Theology and Film will be an invaluable resource to students and those researching in the areas of theology and religion as well as media and cultural studies.
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Meet the Authors

Clive Marsh (Ed)

David Marsh is Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham.

Gaye Ortiz (Ed)

Clive Marsh lectures in theology, religious and cultural studies at the University College of Ripon and York St. John, England, and in the Biblical Studies Department of the University of Sheffield. His interests include the history of quests of the historical Jesus, and modern and contemporary systematic theology. He is currently working on a book on Christology, using art and film as resource material. ýGaye Ortiz lectures in theology, religious and cultural studies at the University College of Ripon and York St. John, England, and is a media writer and broadcaster, specializing in theolog

Table Of Contents

  • Part 1: How To Watch A Film, David Browne And Gaye Ortiz
  • Film And Theologies Of Culture, Clive Marsh
  • The Uses Of Film In Theology, David Graham. Part 2: "the Terminatar"
  • Films - Hi-tech Holiness And The Humna Condition, Gaye Ortiz And Maggie
  • Roux
  • Narrative Ambiguity And Contradiction In "dead Poets Society", Stephen
  • Brie And David Torevell
  • "edward Scissorhands" - A Christological Reflection, Peter Malone
  • Jesus Christ Movie-star - The Depiction Of Jesus In The Cinema, William
  • Telford
  • Redeeming Violence In The Films Of Martin Scorsese, David Graham
  • Saviour Figures In "shane" And .... (a Later Clint Eastwood Western),
  • Robert Banks
  • Liberation In "awakeinings", Ian Maher
  • From Domination To Mutality - "the Piano" And The Gospel Of Mark, David
  • Rhoads And Sandra Roberts
  • What Time Is It? - Kairos, Chronos And The Flesh In "groundhog Day",
  • Robert Jewett
  • The Spirituality Of "shirley Valentine", Clive Marsh
  • Between Eden And Armageddon - Institutions, Individuals And Identification
  • In "the Mission", "the Name Of The Rose" And "priest", Vaughan
  • Roberts
  • Did You Say "grace"? - Eating In Community In "babette's Feast", Clive
  • Marsh
  • Optimism, Hope And Feel-good Movies - The Capra Collection, Stephen Brown.
  • Part 3: On Legitimizing The Illegitimate? - A Film Critic's Perspective,
  • Ray Cassin
  • On Systematizing The Unsystematic?, David Jasper
  • Resources, David Graham.

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  • Catalogue Code 136591
  • Product Code 0631203567
  • EAN 9780631203568
  • Pages 308
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Nov 1997
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.428kg

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