By Robert Torry,Paul V.M. Flesher
Focusing on American major-release motion pictures seeing that international battle II, the authors express how motion pictures use spiritual imagery, characters, and symbolism from basically Christian, but in addition, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, and Islamic traditions. excellent for school room use, every one bankruptcy analyzes major contextual matters throughout the lens of decide on films. The authors publish their ongoing rules of their weblog at http://filmandreligion.blogspot.com.
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Film & Religion: An Introduction by Robert Torry,Paul V.M. Flesher