Description - Theology and Film by Christopher Deacy
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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Author Biography - Christopher Deacy
Christopher Deacy is Head of Religious Studies and Lecturer in Applied Theology at the University of Kent and has written a number of publications exploring the interface between religion and film, including
Screen Christologies: Redemption and the Medium of Film.
Gaye Williams Ortiz teaches Communication Studies at Augusta State University in Georgia. She has served as vice president of SIGNIS, the World Catholic Association for Communication, and is co-editor of Explorations in Theology and Film (Blackwell, 1997).
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