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Seeing and believing : religion and values in the movies

Margaret Ruth. Miles

c1996

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PN 1995.9 .R4 M56 1996 )()

  • Title:
    Seeing and believing : religion and values in the movies
  • Author: Margaret Ruth. Miles
  • Description: pt. I. Religion in popular film. Moving shadows: religion and film as cultural products -- "Were you there when they crucified my Lord?" : The Last temptation of Christ; Jesus of Montreal -- Seeing (as if) with our own eyes : The Mission; Romero -- Not with my other: representing Islam and Judaism in a dominantly Christian society : Not without my daughter; The Chosen; Chariots of fire -- There is a bomb in Gilead: Christian fundamentalism in popular film : The Handmaid's tale; The Rapture. pt. II. Race, gender, sexuality, and class in popular film. "Older, wiser, stronger": representation and self-representation : The Long walk home; Daughters of the dust -- Good clean fun: Love in popular film : Thelma and Louise; The Piano -- Bodies, pleasures, and pains : Jungle fever; Paris is burning -- What you see is what you get: religion and values in movies.
    pt. I. Religion in popular film. Moving shadows: religion and film as cultural products -- "Were you there when they crucified my Lord?" : The Last temptation of Christ; Jesus of Montreal -- Seeing (as if) with our own eyes : The Mission; Romero -- Not without my other: representing Islam and Judaism in a dominantly Christian society : Not without my daughter; The Chosen; Chariots of fire -- There is a bomb in Gilead: Christian fundamentalism in popular film : The Handmaid's tale; The Rapture. pt. II. Race, gender, sexuality, and class in popular film. "Older, wiser, stronger": representation and self-representation : The Long walk home; Daughters of the dust -- Good clean fun: Love in popular film : Thelma and Louise; The Piano -- Bodies, pleasures, and pains : Jungle fever; Paris is burning -- What you see is what you get: religion and values in movies.
  • Local Note: c.1, 11-96 BT 14.08 (25.00).
  • Publication Date: c1996
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press
  • Format: xvi, 254 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0807010308
  • Subjects: Motion pictures -- Religious aspects; Religion in motion pictures
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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