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Religion and film: an introduction

Wright, Melanie (2006). Religion and film: an introduction. London, UK: I.B. Tauris.

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Studies of religion and film have 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. Adopting a cultural studies approach, Religion and Film seeks to redress this balance and provide a fuller understanding of the giving and taking of (religious) meanings in the cinema. The book offers both a sustained methodological argument and detailed analyses of specific films such as La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc, Lagaan, My Son the Fanatic, The Wicker Man and The Passion of The Christ.

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 1-85043-886-2, 978-1-85043-886-1
Keywords: religion and film; interdisciplinarity; cultural studies; representation; identity
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 8850
Depositing User: Melanie Wright
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:27
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