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Film and Religion: The Reader Mitchell/Plate

Film and Religion: The Reader

Mitchell/Plate

Published October 31st 2007
ISBN : 9780415404952
Paperback
400 pages
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Edited by leading experts in the field, The Film and Religion Reader brings together the key writings in this exciting and dynamic discipline. In over sixty interviews, essays and reviews from numerous directors, film critics and scholars, thisMoreEdited by leading experts in the field, The Film and Religion Reader brings together the key writings in this exciting and dynamic discipline. In over sixty interviews, essays and reviews from numerous directors, film critics and scholars, this eagerly anticipated anthology offers the most complete survey of this emerging field to date.Film is now widely studied and researched in theology and religious studies departments, The Film and Religion Reader is therefore ideal for students and researchers, introduced and organized into the following thematic and chronological sections, each with an introduction by the editors:the dawn of cinema: adherents and detractorsthe birth of film theory: realism, formalism, and religious visiondirectors and critics: global perspectives African and Middle-Eastern perspectives- Asian and Australisian perspectives- European perspectives- South and North American perspectivestheological and Biblical approaches to analysing filmrecent reflections on the relation between religion and film.This Reader brings together a huge amount of material in a student-friendly format and will be an invaluable resource for courses within both theology and religious studies.