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Cinematic savior : Hollywood's making of the American Christ

Author: Stephenson Humphries-Brooks
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
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Looks at the diverse content and often surprising impact of the many films that have dealt with the figure of Christ. This work reveals how these depictions have helped determine, and have been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Humphries-Brooks, Stephenson.
Cinematic savior.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006
(DLC) 2006002723
(OCoLC)63195933
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephenson Humphries-Brooks
ISBN: 9780313038600 0313038600
OCLC Number: 230808073
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 159 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Love and betrayal : Magdalene, Judas, and Jesus --
I was a teenage Jesus in Cold War America : King of Kings, 1961 --
The greatest story ever told : suburban Jesus and the mortgaged Gospel --
Jesus Christ superstar : the cinematic savior as alienated hero --
Jesus of Nazareth : the contribution of television --
The last temptation of Christ : the psychological problem of God in a body --
How Jesus got a gun --
The passion of the Christ : Jesus as action hero --
Conclusion : where does Jesus lead us?
Responsibility: Stephenson Humphries-Brooks.
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"[H]umphries-Brooks reconstructs the making of a cinematic savior with clarity and unhurried reason. Beginning with Cecil B. DeMille (and overlooking earlier film versions of the Christ story), the Read more...

 
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