CHRISTOPHER DEACY, GAYE WILLIAMS ORTIZ
Title: Theology and Film: Challenging the Sacred/Secular Divide
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell January 2008
1405144386 / 9781405144384
Seller ID: 20090616158020
This introductory textbook uses appreciation of film to explore debates between theology and contemporary culture. It examines both method and theory and features a range of film examples throughout.
Explores how film can enrich our study of theology, opening up debates surrounding contemporary culture and theological inquiry
Addresses a broad range of themes, including religion and the sacred, human dignity, eschatology, war and peace, violence, justice, feminism, and the environment
Includes sections on methodological considerations as well as theoretical perspectives
Features examples from a range of films, including "Unforgiven," "The Passion of Christ, An Inconvenient Truth, Jarhead, Something's Gotta Give," and "Vanilla Sky"
Accompanied by website resources available at www.blackwellpublishing.com/theologyandfilm.