Jesus and Mel Gibson's the 'Passion of the Christ' (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
192
Utgivningsdatum
2004-08-01
Förlag
T.& T.Clark Ltd
Medarbetare
Webb, Robert (ed.), Corley, Kathleen (ed.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
black & white illustrations
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
215 x 139 x 19 mm
Vikt
254 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
22:B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780826477811
Jesus and Mel Gibson's the 'Passion of the Christ' (häftad)

Jesus and Mel Gibson's the 'Passion of the Christ'

The Film, the Gospels, and the Claims of History

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Films about religion have a habit of stirring up controversy - witness Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ and The Life of Brian! Mel Gibson's film is therefore following in a long tradition. This book, written by a star-studded team of international biblical experts, looks not only at The Passion of the Christ itself, but also the religious and cultural contexts behind it, such as the classical art that influenced it, or the way biblical characters are portrayed. Aimed at students of both religion and film studies, the clergy and interested lay people, this book will help the reader to understand both the film and the gospels in a new light.
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'...All of the essays in the book are well written and balanced...a thoroughly useful tool in evalluating the film...highly...recommended!--Helenann Hartley "Expository Times " " solid collection of 14 scholarly and well-argued articles. Highly Recommended."-Library Journal 'Lively and engaging, it undoubtedly makes fine reading for specialist and mere (screen-) spectator alike...Love or hate the film, there is no denying a deeper appreciation of its aims and issues will be gained with this superb collection to hand.' Louise Lawrence, University of Glasgow "This volume contains fifteen essays by biblical scholars from Canada, the U. S. and the U. K. who have viewed the movie attentively and who comment from various perspectives on the experience of watching the film, on its relationship to the gospels and to history and on the artistic influences that shaped it. Since religious leaders have touted 'The Passion' as exceptionally faithful to the gospels and to history, it is important to test those claims against the film's actual content. This informed and multifaceted volume would be suitable for use in a course on Jesus films or in church-based 'faith and film: discussions." -"Toronto"" Journal of Theology" " " Mention of Robert L. Webb's essay: ."..provides a useful analysis of the much criticized, anti-Semitic influence of Anne Catherine Emmerich on Gibson's screenplay..." (Christianity and Literature, Spring 2007)--Sanford Lakoff

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Dr. Kathleen E. Corley is Oshkosh Northwestern Distinguished Professor and Professor of New Testament at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Dr. Robert L. Webb is an independent scholar who writes and teaches on a variety of New Testament subjects.

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Introduction: Kathleen Corley And Robert Webb; Part 1: The Passion As A Film Viewing Experience: Responses To The Film As A Whole; 1. John Dominic Crossan; 2. Mark Goodacre; Part 2: The Passion As Story: Evaluating The Film's Characterization And Plot; 3. The Flashbacks to the Life of Jesus - Robert Webb; 4. The Betrayal of Jesus and the Death of Judas - Scott McKnight; 5. The Portrayal of Satan and the Demons - Mark Allan Powell; 6. The Portrayal of Mary and the other Women Characters - Kathleen Corley; 7. The Portrayal of the Temple Leaders and the Jewish People - Alan Segal; 8. The Portrayal of Pilate and the Romans - Helen Bond; 9. The Trials of Jesus - Glenna Jackson; 10. The Procession and Crucifixion of Jesus - Craig Evans; Part 3: The Passion As Art: Considering The Film's Artistic Expression; 11. The Passion in Light of a History of Films on Jesus - Barnes Tatum; 12. The Passion and the Use of Classic Works of Art - David Goa; 13. The Passion and the Influence of Anne Catherine Emmerich's The Dolorous Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ - Robert Webb; Conclusion: Kathleen Corley And Robert Webb; Bibliography