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Mel Gibson's Bible : religion, popular culture, and the Passion of the Christ

Author: Timothy K Beal; Tod Linafelt
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2006.
Series: Afterlives of the Bible.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biblical scholars Timothy K. Beal and Tod Linafelt, along with an esteemed group of contributors, offer a provocative range of views on The Passion of the Christ. The book is organized in three parts. The first analyzes the film in terms of its religious foundations, including the Gospels and nonbiblical religious texts. The second group of essays focuses on the ethical and theological implications of the film's  Read more...
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Named Person: Mel Gibson; Mel Gibson; Mel Gibson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy K Beal; Tod Linafelt
ISBN: 0226039757 9780226039756 0226039765 9780226039763
OCLC Number: 60492054
Description: xii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One: The Passion as Interpretation --
1. The Art of The Passion/ Jack Miles --
2. The Good News of Mel Gibson's Passion/ George M. Smiga --
3. Tragically Heroic Men and the Women Who Love Them/ Tod Linafelt --
4. Contexts: Theology, Devotion, and Culture/ Vincent J. Miller --
5. Mel Gibson's Lethal Passion/ Bruce Chilton --
6. Jewish Crowd and Roman Governor/ John Dominic Crossan --
7. Gibson's Mary Magdalene/ Jane Schaberg --
8. Mel Gibson, Bride of Christ/ Mark D. Jordan and Kent L. Brintnall --
Part Two: Ethical and Theological Responses --
9. No Pain, No Gain?/ Paula Fredriksen --10. Christ's Passion: Homoeroticism and the Origins of Christianity/ Susannah Heschel --
11. Mel Gibson's Passion/ Richard L. Rubenstein --
12. The Passion for Social Justice and The Passion of the Christ/ Margaret R. Miles --
13. The Passions of the Reviewers; Or, Why Liberals Are Right for the Wrong Reasons and Conservatives Are Wrong for the Right Reasons/ Mark Douglas --
14. The Offense of Flesh/ Mark C. Taylor --
Part Three: Passion, Media, Audience --
15. The Passion and the Death of God/ Thomas J.J. Altizer --
16. Kill Jesus/ Amy Hollywood --
17. Jesus's Extreme Makeover/ William G. Little --
18. Lights! Camera! Action!/ José M rquez --
19. Seeing Is Not Believing/ Jody Enders --
20. The Passion in Black and White/ Robert M. Franklin --
21. They Know Not What They Watch/ Timothy K. Beal.
Series Title: Afterlives of the Bible.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy K. Beal and Tod Linafelt.
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