Seeing and believing : religion and values in the movies / Margaret R. Miles.

By: Miles, Margaret R. (Margaret Ruth), 1937-Publication details: Boston : Beacon Press, c1996Description: xvi, 254 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 0807010308Subject(s): Motion pictures -- Religious aspects | Religion in motion picturesLOC classification: PN1995.9.R4 | M56 1996
Contents:
pt. I. Religion in popular film. Moving shadows: religion and film as cultural products -- "Were you there when they crucified my Lord?" : The Last temptation of Christ; Jesus of Montreal -- Seeing (as if) with our own eyes : The Mission; Romero -- Not without my other: representing Islam and Judaism in a dominantly Christian society : Not without my daughter; The Chosen; Chariots of fire -- There is a bomb in Gilead: Christian fundamentalism in popular film : The Handmaid's tale; The Rapture. pt. II. Race, gender, sexuality, and class in popular film. "Older, wiser, stronger": representation and self-representation : The Long walk home; Daughters of the dust -- Good clean fun: Love in popular film : Thelma and Louise; The Piano -- Bodies, pleasures, and pains : Jungle fever; Paris is burning -- What you see is what you get: religion and values in movies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-238) and index.

pt. I. Religion in popular film. Moving shadows: religion and film as cultural products -- "Were you there when they crucified my Lord?" : The Last temptation of Christ; Jesus of Montreal -- Seeing (as if) with our own eyes : The Mission; Romero -- Not without my other: representing Islam and Judaism in a dominantly Christian society : Not without my daughter; The Chosen; Chariots of fire -- There is a bomb in Gilead: Christian fundamentalism in popular film : The Handmaid's tale; The Rapture. pt. II. Race, gender, sexuality, and class in popular film. "Older, wiser, stronger": representation and self-representation : The Long walk home; Daughters of the dust -- Good clean fun: Love in popular film : Thelma and Louise; The Piano -- Bodies, pleasures, and pains : Jungle fever; Paris is burning -- What you see is what you get: religion and values in movies.