The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film by John Lyden

The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film by John Lyden

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Intends to introduce students to the key topics in religion and film and to investigate the ways in which the subject of religion and film is developing for more experienced scholars. This companion considers films as diverse as "The Passion of the Christ", "The Matrix", "Star Wars" and "Groundhog Day".

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The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film brings together a lively and experienced team of contributors to introduce students to the key topics in religion and film and to investigate the ways in which the exciting subject of religion and film is developing for more experienced scholars. Divided into four parts, the Companion: * analyzes the history of the interaction of religion and film, through periods of censorship as well as appreciation of the medium * studies religion-in-film, examining how the world's major religions, as well as Postcolonial, Japanese and New Religions, are depicted by and within films * uses diverse methodologies to explore religion and film, such as psychoanalytical, theological and feminist approaches, and audience reception * analyzes religious themes in film, including Redemption, the Demonic, Jesus or Christ Figures, Heroes and Superheroes * considers films as diverse as The Passion of the Christ, The Matrix, Star Wars and Groundhog Day. This definitive book provides an accessible resource to this emerging field and is an indispensable guide to religion and film for students of Religion, Film Studies, and beyond.

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SKU GOR007117320
Title The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film
Author Edited by John Lyden
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 520
ISBN 10 0415601878
ISBN 13 9780415601870
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film brings together a lively and experienced team of contributors to introduce students to the key topics in religion and film and to investigate the ways in which the exciting subject of religion and film is developing for more experienced scholars. Divided into four parts, the Companion: * analyzes the history of the interaction of religion and film, through periods of censorship as well as appreciation of the medium * studies religion-in-film, examining how the world's major religions, as well as Postcolonial, Japanese and New Religions, are depicted by and within films * uses diverse methodologies to explore religion and film, such as psychoanalytical, theological and feminist approaches, and audience reception * analyzes religious themes in film, including Redemption, the Demonic, Jesus or Christ Figures, Heroes and Superheroes * considers films as diverse as The Passion of the Christ, The Matrix, Star Wars and Groundhog Day. This definitive book provides an accessible resource to this emerging field and is an indispensable guide to religion and film for students of Religion, Film Studies, and beyond.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR007117320
Title The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film
Author Edited by John Lyden
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 520
ISBN 10 0415601878
ISBN 13 9780415601870
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No