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  • European Muslims Transforming the Public Sphere

    Religious Participation in the Arts, Media and Civil Society

    By Asmaa Soliman

    Anti-Muslim voices have become louder in many places in the midst of ongoing atrocities undertaken in the name of Islam. As a result, much of the creative participation of Western Muslims in the public sphere has become overshadowed. This tendency is not only visible in political discussions and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Other in South Asian Religion, Literature and Film

    Perspectives on Otherism and Otherness

    Edited by Diana Dimitrova

    This book introduces the term "otherism" and looks at the discourse of otherism and the issue of otherness in South Asian religion, literature and film. It examines cultural questions related to the human condition of being the "other," of the process of "othering" and of the representation of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Religion and the Internet

    Edited by Heidi Campbell

    Religion and the Internet will present a range of scholarly articles that offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary study of new media, religion and digital culture. Scholars have documented individuals using computer networks for religious discussions and enagagment since the early 1980s.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Islam and Popular Culture

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to bring together writings that trace and critically analyse Islamic aspects of many modern-day popular cultural practices and products. The concepts of 'Islam' and 'popular culture' are both contested and context-dependent, and as such, they are understood here on inclusive,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Film, Religion and Activist Citizens

    An ontology of transformative acts

    By Milja Radovic

    Film can be a socio-political and artistic-transformative cultural practice through which acts and activism are performed. Going beyond ideological constructs of activism and legal definitions of citizenship, this book offers a novel approach to understanding the ontology of acts and activist…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06
    Routledge

  • Cinema and Sacrifice

    Edited by Costica Bradatan, Camil Constantin Ungureanu

    Cinema has a long history of engaging with the theme of sacrifice. Given its capacity to stimulate the imagination and resonate across a wide spectrum of human experiences, sacrifice has always attracted filmmakers. It is on screen that the new grand narratives are sketched, the new myths rehearsed…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Noah as Antihero

    Darren Aronofsky’s Cinematic Deluge

    Edited by Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch, Jon Morgan

    This collection of essays by biblical scholars is the first book-length treatment of the 2014 film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky. The film has proved to be of great interest to scholars working on the interface between the Bible and popular culture, not only because it was heralded as the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Religion in Contemporary European Cinema

    The Postsecular Constellation

    Edited by Costica Bradatan, Camil Ungureanu

    The religious landscape in Europe is changing dramatically. While the authority of institutional religion has weakened, a growing number of people now desire individualized religious and spiritual experiences, finding the self-complacency of secularism unfulfilling. The "crisis of religion" is…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Theology and the Films of Terrence Malick

    Edited by Christopher B. Barnett, Clark J. Elliston

    Terrence Malick is one of the most important and controversial filmmakers of the last few decades. Yet his renown does not stem from box office receipts, but rather from his inimitable cinematic vision that mixes luminous shots of nature, dreamlike voiceovers, and plots centered on enduring…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema

    Blind Paul

    By Sean Desilets

    This book revisits the tradition of Western religious cinema in light of scholarship on St. Paul’s political theology. The book’s subtitle derives from the account in the Book of Acts that St. Paul was temporarily blinded in the wake of his conversion on the road to Damascus. In imitation of Paul,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • The Silents of Jesus in the Cinema (1897–1927)

    Edited by David Shepherd

    While Jesus has attracted the sporadic interest of film-makers since the epics of the Sixties, it is often forgotten that between the advent of motion pictures in the 1890s and the close of the "silent" era at the end of the 1920s, some of the longest, most expensive and most watched films on both…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Divine Film Comedies

    Biblical Narratives, Film Sub-Genres, and the Comic Spirit

    By Terry Lindvall, J. Dennis Bounds, Chris Lindvall

    Divine Film Comedies creates a meaningful dialogue between stories in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament and comedies spanning the history of film. The text lies at the intersection of three disciplines: humor/comedy studies, film studies, and theology. Drawing on films from the silent era to the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

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