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Theology and Film

Christopher Deacy, Gaye Williams Ortiz · ISBN 9781405144384
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Publisher John Wiley & Sons (UK)
Author(s) Christopher Deacy / Gaye Williams Ortiz
Subtitle Challenging the Sacred/Secular Divide
Edition 1
Published 18th December 2007
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Challenging the Sacred/Secular Divide

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.

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