Religion: Collections

Religion Textbooks Collection New and Key Titles

Religion and Media

  • Salvation from Cinema

    The Medium is the Message, 1st Edition

    By Crystal Downing

    Salvation from Cinema offers something new to the burgeoning field of "religion and film": the religious significance of film technique. Discussing the history of both cinematic devices and film theory, Crystal Downing argues that attention to the material medium echoes Christian doctrine about the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04

  • Media, Religion and Culture

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey H. Mahan

    Religion has always been shaped by the media of its time, and today we live in a media culture that informs much of what we think and how we behave. Religious believers, communities and institutions use media as tools to communicate, but also as locations where they construct and express identity,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23

  • Bible and Cinema

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Adele Reinhartz

    This is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which the Bible has been used and represented in mainstream cinema. Adele Reinhartz considers the pervasive use of the Bible in feature films, and the medium of film as part of the Bible’s reception history. The book examines how films draw on the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-04

  • Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adele Reinhartz

    Movies which have drawn inspiration from the Bible, either directly or indirectly, have been extremely popular since the earliest days of cinema. Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films introduces a wide range of those movies, which are among the most important, critically-acclaimed and highest-grossing…

    Paperback – 2012-10-29
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  • Digital Religion

    Understanding Religious Practice in New Media Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi A. Campbell

    Digital Religion offers a critical and systematic survey of the study of religion and new media. It covers religious engagement with a wide range of new media forms and highlights examples of new media engagement in all five of the major world religions. From cell phones and video games to blogs…

    Paperback – 2012-10-19

  • Religion, Media and Culture: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Lynch, Jolyon Mitchell, Anna Strhan

    This Reader brings together a selection of key writings to explore the relationship between religion, media and cultures of everyday life. It provides an overview of the main debates and developments in this growing field, focusing on four major themes: Religion, spirituality and consumer…

    Paperback – 2011-08-10

  • The Religion and Film Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jolyon Mitchell, S. Brent Plate

    Edited by leading experts in the field, The Film and Religion Reader brings together the key writings in this exciting and dynamic discipline. In over sixty interviews, essays and reviews from numerous directors, film critics and scholars, this eagerly anticipated anthology offers the most complete…

    Paperback – 2007-09-03