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Film and faith : modern cinema and the struggle to believe / edited by Micah Watson and Carson Holloway.

Other author/creatorWatson, Micah Joel, 1973- editor.
Other author/creatorHolloway, Carson, 1969- editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lanham : Lexington Books, [2024]
Descriptionviii, 211 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Politics, literature, & film
Politics, literature, & film. ^A1305618
Contents "Fantasies of fallen man" : reading Robert Eggers's The northman in light of J. R. R. Tolkien's Catholic aesthetics / J. Columcille Dever -- Gran Torino : the sins of Walt Kowalski / Matthew J. Franck -- Flying the faithless skies : Up in the air / Susan McWilliams Barndt -- God, man, and George Bailey : the theological anthropology of It's a wonderful life / Francis J. Beckwith -- Gravity and gratitude / Christopher Tollefsen -- Receptivity to grace and the affirmation of life : reflections on Babette's feast / Kirstin Carlson and David McPherson -- Terrence Malick's Knight of cups : a pilgrim's progress / R. Michael Olson -- Radical evil and redemption in The dark knight trilogy / Micah Watson -- Thanos, Thor, and theodicy : the problem of evil in the Marvel cinematic universe / Jordan J. Ballor -- Tradition, demonic evil, and despair in No country for old men / Carson Holloway -- Malick on martyrdom : A hidden life / Jennifer A. Frey.
Abstract "In this edited volume twelve scholars of philosophy, political theory, and theology consider the role of religious ideas in several modern films. The authors explore how these films grapple with themes such as sin and judgment, grace and reconciliation, and the confrontation of good with radical evil"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Film and faith Lanham : Lexington Books, 2023 9781666934052
LCCN 2023042853
ISBN9781666934045 hardcover
ISBN1666934046 hardcover
ISBNelectronic book

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