Salvation from Cinema Paperback

The Medium is the Message

by Crystal Downing

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Salvation from Cinema

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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 materiality of Christ's body as the medium of salvation. Downing cites Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, and Hindu perspectives on film in order to compare and clarify the significance of medium within the frameworks of multiple traditions. This book will be useful to professors and students interested in the relationship between religion and film.

Salvation from Cinema by Crystal Downing was published by Taylor & Francis Ltd in November 2015. The ISBN for Salvation from Cinema is 9781138913943.

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Details for Salvation from Cinema

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd (November 2015)
Number of Pages232
Thickness11 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4333779
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