Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (February 13, 2004)
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Gerard Loughlin is without doubt one of the best theologians operating on the interface among faith and modern tradition. during this unparalleled paintings, he makes use of cinema and the flicks it indicates to contemplate the church and the visions of wish it monitors. Discusses a number of movies, together with the Alien quartet, Christopher Nolan’s keepsake, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: an area Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, Nicolas Roeg’s the fellow Who Fell to Earth and Derek Jarman’s The backyard. attracts on a variety of authors, either historic and smooth, spiritual and secular, from Plato to Levinas, from Karl Barth and Hans Urs von Balthasar to André Bazin and Leo Bersani. makes use of cinema to contemplate the church as an ecclesiacinema, and movies to consider sexual wish as erotic dispossession, as a manner into the lifetime of God. Written from a appreciably orthodox Christian point of view, instantly either Catholic and significant.