Jesus in Twentieth Century Literature, Art, and Movies / Edition 1

Jesus in Twentieth Century Literature, Art, and Movies / Edition 1

by Paul C. Burns
     
 

Burns' collection—taken from a conference at a 2004 regional SBL meeting—explores the ways in which these portraits of Jesus continue to fulfill the familiar observation that people tend to depict Jesus in their own image

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Overview

Burns' collection—taken from a conference at a 2004 regional SBL meeting—explores the ways in which these portraits of Jesus continue to fulfill the familiar observation that people tend to depict Jesus in their own image

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826428417
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/15/2007
Series:
Studies in Religion (Continuum) Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.63(w) x 8.91(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionChapter One: Nino Ricci's Testament: A Creative Re-examination Using the Jesus SeminarChapter Two: Norman Mailer's Gospel: Intertextuality and Conflicted DivinityChapter Three: Kazantzakis' Passion: Tension in the Human ChristChapter Four: Lawrence's Man Who Died: A Sexualized Risen ChristChapter Five: Saramago's Gospel: "Kakaggelia," the Badspell according to Jesus ChristChapter Six: Bulgakov's Master and Marguerita: Jesus Subverts a Marxist StateChapter Seven: Jewish Portrayals of Jesus: Reclamation of Presentation and TransformationChapter Eight: Potok's Asher Lev: Crossing Crucifictional BoundariesChapter Nine: al-'Aqqad's Genius of Christ: An Innovative Muslim Approach to Christ

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