Cloth $54.95 ISBN: 9780708317136 Published September 2001 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Paper $34.95 ISBN: 9780708317129 Published September 2001 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

Screen Christologies

Redemption and the Medium of Film

Edited by Christopher Deacy

Screen Christologies
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Edited by Christopher Deacy

Distributed for University of Wales Press

212 pages | © 2001
Cloth $54.95 ISBN: 9780708317136 Published September 2001 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Paper $34.95 ISBN: 9780708317129 Published September 2001 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
 
1     Cinema as a contemporary site of religious activity
2     The cultural and religious significance of film
3     Models of redemption evident in film
4     Film noir as a repository of theological significance
5     The theological basis of redemption in film noir
6     Film protagonists as exemplars of redemptive possibility
7     Redemption through the cinema of Martin Scorsese
8     Redemption or regression? The escapist ethos of
       contemporary film
 
Notes
Bibliography
Filmography
Index
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