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Religion and film : an introduction

Author: Melanie Jane Wright
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
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From silent films to contemporary blockbusters, religion has always proved a popular theme for the cinema. However, all too often religion and film are discussed from narrowly confessional perspectives, with the result that the field has long been dominated by the question of a film's fidelity to a religious text or worldview, or its value as a tool in ministry and mission. "Religion and Film: An Introduction" seeks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, Melanie Jane, 1970-
Religion and film.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)70128558
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Jane Wright
ISBN: 9781429480253 1429480254 9780857716286 085771628X 9781850437598 1850437599 9781850438861 1850438862
OCLC Number: 159967622
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 244 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: Some trends in religious film analysis --
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928) --
The Ten commandments (Cecil B. DeMille, 1956) --
The wicker man (Robin Hardy, 1973) --
My son the fanatic (Udayan Prasan, 1997) --
Keeping the faith (Edward Norton, 2000) --
Lagaan (Ashutosh Gowariker, 2001).
Responsibility: Melanie J. Wright.

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Focusing on religiously diverse films like "The Ten Commandments", "Lagaan", and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of The Christ", this book looks at varied screen representations of religion. It also looks  Read more...

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'Melanie Wright not only provides fascinating discussion of a range of important movies, but also moves the fledgling field of 'religion and film' to the next stage by drawing attention to concepts, Read more...

 
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