<i>The Continuum Companion to Religion and Film</i>

Title

The Continuum Companion to Religion and Film

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Edited by William L. Blizek, UNO faculty member.

Chapters authored and co-authored by UNO faculty members include:

Chapter 1: Religion and the Movies, authored by William L. Blizek

Chapter 2: Using Religion to Interpret Movies, authored by William L. Blizek

Chapter 3: Using Movies to Critique Religion, authored by William L. Blizek

Chapter 6: Retelling of Religious Stories, co-authored by William L. Blizek and Julien Fielding

Chapter 13: Buddhist Movies, authored by Michele Desmarais

Chapter 14: Hindu Movies, co-authored by Michele Desmarais and Birud Sindhav

Chapter 17: Indigenous Religions and Movies, authored by Julien Fielding

Chapter 22: Redemption and Film, authored by Julien Fielding

Chapter 24: Images of God in the Movies, authored by Christian Haunton

Chapter 26. Karma and Film, authored by Michele Desmarais

The Continuum Companion to Religion and Film offers the definitive guide to study in this growing area. The book covers all the most pressing and important themes and categories in the field - areas that have continued to attract interest historically as well as topics that have emerged more recently as active areas of research. Twenty-nine specifically commissioned essays from a team of experts reveal where important work continues to be done in the field and provide a map of this evolving research area. Featuring chapters on methodology, religions of the world, and popular religious themes, as well as an extensive bibliography and filmography, this is the essential tool for anyone with an interest in the intersection between religion and film.

ISBN

978-0826499912

Publication Date

2009

Publisher

Continuum Publishing Corporation

City

New York, New York

Department

Religion