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.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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