Light Shining in a Dark Place

Light Shining in a Dark Place

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In Light Shining in a Dark Place, Jeff Sellars has drawn together more than a dozen scholars around the theme of discovering theology through the moving medium of film. The varied contributors in this collection explore, through their particular lenses, how theological ideas might be seen in and considered through one of the most popular of modern art forms. From subjects of sin, grace, and forgiveness to violence, science fiction/fantasy, and zombies, Light Shining in a Dark Place assists the theologically interested film viewer in tracing the light that might be found in the filmic arts back to the source of all lights. Contributors include: Bruce L. Edwards, J. Sage Elwell, Michael Leary, Peter Malone, Kevin C. Neece, Simon Oliver, Kim Paffenroth, J. Ryan Parker, Travis Prinzi, Megan J. Robinson, Scott Shiffer, James H. Thrall, and Alissa WilkinsonIn this essay, I intend to assess theologically two very different examples of filma#39;s approach to the Shoah, the first of which is an adaptation of an ... The second focus of this essay is Roberto Benignia#39;s Life is Beautiful/ La vita Au bella (1997).

Title:Light Shining in a Dark Place
Author:Jeff Sellars
Publisher:Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2012-06-04


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