New PDF release: Close Encounters between Bible and Film: An

By Laura Copier,Caroline Vander Stichele

Explore new routes into the burgeoning box of biblical literature and picture theory

The current choice of essays is a sequel to the groundbreaking Semeia seventy four factor, released in 1996, entitled Biblical Glamour and Hollywood Glitz. those new essays show off the divergent techniques from movie stories and cultural reports that may be utilized in the visible research of biblical and non secular topics, narratives, and characters in cinema. it's the first quantity that particularly addresses problems with technique, concept, and research within the learn among bible and picture. As such, this assortment is of curiosity to students in movie stories and theology/religion/biblical experiences, who're invested in doing interdisciplinary learn within the increasing box of faith and film.


  • particular specialize in equipment of movie research, instead of the extra universal specialize in thematic research within the learn of faith, Bible, and picture.
  • Visual research within the stumble upon among Bible and film
  • Fourteen essays and an creation through best students within the field

Laura Copier is Assistant Professor of movie and tv stories at Utrecht college. Her study is concentrated at the interdisciplinary trade among faith and pop culture, movie specifically. She is the writer of Preposterous Revelations: Visions of Apocalypse and Martyrdom in Hollywood Cinema 1980-2000 (Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012) analyzes the divergent representations of the Apocalypse, in photo in addition to in phrases, showing in modern Hollywood cinema.

Caroline Vander Stichele is Assistant Professor on the college of Humanities of the college of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her examine and courses concentrate on gender concerns in early Christian literature and at the cultural effect of the Bible. She additionally co-edited a number of volumes, together with Text, picture, and Otherness in Children’s Bibles: what's within the Picture? (2012) with Hugh Pyper and Hidden Truths from Eden: Esoteric Readings from Genesis 1–3 (2014) with Susanne Scholz.

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