Reframing Theology and Film: New Focus for an Emerging Discipline

Reframing Theology and Film: New Focus for an Emerging Discipline

by Robert K. Johnston
     
 

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The connection between theology and film is a hot topic in the academy and the church. But research and writing on methodology and hermeneutics is lacking. This comprehensive collection identifies the overlooked or undervalued areas in the current discussions of film and theology. Including contributions from the leaders in the field, Reframing Theology and Film

Overview

The connection between theology and film is a hot topic in the academy and the church. But research and writing on methodology and hermeneutics is lacking. This comprehensive collection identifies the overlooked or undervalued areas in the current discussions of film and theology. Including contributions from the leaders in the field, Reframing Theology and Film helps deepen the conversation while bringing it to a new level of prominence. Professors and students of theology and film, libraries, pastors, and film buffs will benefit from this much-needed resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801032400
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Series:
Cultural Exegesis Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Robert K. Johnston (PhD, Duke University) is professor of theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the coeditor of both the Engaging Culture and the Cultural Exegesis series and is the author or coauthor of several books, including Useless Beauty, Finding God in the Movies, and Reel Spirituality.

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