Theology and Film: Challenging the Sacred/Secular Divide

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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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"The authors do an admirable job of culling various authors... .[They] reaffirm that films contribute to fundamentalquestions and keep the debate going. Recommended."CHOICE

"Ortiz and Deacy offer a singularly rich analysis of the waysthat theology and film interlace. Using Niebuhr's Christ andCulture as an interpretive model, they put their fingers on thetheological pulse of thousands of contemporary and classic, pop andart films with stunningly insightful success. Their command of bothfilm language and divergent currents in contemporary theologyallows them to respect each film as an artistic work in its ownright which illuminates issues such as violence, women's rights, the environment, and apocalyptic discourse. I highly recommend thisthoughtful book for classroom use and just plain reading pleasure."Sara Anson Vaux, Northwestern University

"It should hold much relevance for film students interested intheology, and vice versa, as it offers a range of challenging ideasand perspectives on the subject." M/C Reviews

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This textbook is the ideal introduction to exploring how film canenrich our study of theology, opening up debates surroundingcontemporary culture and theological inquiry. It uses film tochallenge the sacred/secular divide, spanning a broad range ofthemes from religion and violence, eschatology, war, and peace tojustice, feminism, and the environment.

The accessible structure lays out both the methods andtheological perspectives required for understanding theologythrough film. Examples of films discussed range from Unforgiven, Jarhead, and The Passion of the Christ, to AnInconvenient Truth, Something's Gotta Give, and VanillaSky. The book is also accompanied by website resourcesavailable at www.blackwellpublishing.com/theologyandfilm.

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