Faith and Film: Theological Themes at the Cinema [Paperback]

By P. Stone Bryan (Author)
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Bryon Stone engages the cinema to open a discussion of theology and the culture of our time by pairing specific Christian doctrines found in the Apostles' Creed with popular movies and videos.

Publishers Description
From the powerful Shawshank Redemption to the classic comedy Oh, God Stone uses movies and phrases of the Apostles' Creed to illustrate basic themes of theology and how they manifest themselves in popular culture.

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Pages   208
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.22" Width: 5.92" Height: 0.52"
Weight:   0.67 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2000
Publisher   Christian Board of Publication
ISBN  0827210272  
EAN  9780827210271  

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More About P. Stone Bryan

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Bryan Stone is E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at the Boston University School of Theology, where he is also cofounder and codirector of the Center for Practical Theology and founder of the Center for Congregational Research and Development. Stone has written books such as Faith and Film: Theological Themes at the Cinema, and served as editor for the Journal of Christian Theological Research.

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Nothing wrong, but not too deep.  Aug 25, 2006
Perhaps my problem with this book was simply a matter of expectations. If you are looking for a book that will illustrate concepts in the Apostle's creed with various films, perhaps as an outreach tool or for people unversed in Christian Theology, then this book is undoubtably for you. If, however, you are looking for a book which either analyses film or theology in relation to each other with a goal towards a deeper understanding of how Christian theology can be lived and expressed in contemporary life, this book is not for you. If that is what you want (as I did), I'd recommend Marsh and Ortiz's "Explorations in Theology and Film: Movies and Meaning" or Martin's "Screening the Sacred" instead.

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