Posts By: Gabor Por

Journal of Religion & Film: Volume 17, Issue 1 (2013) April 2013

The latest issue of the Journal of Religion & Film is now online: Volume 17, Issue 1 (2013) April 2013 . In addition to the Sundance and Slamdance 2013 reviews, it has additional film reviews, and eight new articles. The articles are: Spirit(uality) in the Films of Terrence Malick by Christopher B. Barnett The Problem of Evil and… Read more »

Articles added to the site in February 2013

The following six essays were added to the site the last month: The Italian Missionary Film and Fiamme by Maria Francesca Piredda Nothing Sacred: Ignatian principles of heroic leadership in entertainment media by John Levesque Religion and Cinema Horror by Douglas E. Cowan Religion in Science Fiction Film and Television by Douglas E. Cowan The… Read more »

Books added to the site: January 28, 2013

These ten books were added to the site today: Avatar and Nature Spirituality (2013) by Bron Taylor (Editor) Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films (2012) by Adele Reinhartz (editor) The Bloomsbury Companion to Religion and Film (2013) by William L. Blizek (Editor) The Dude and the Zen Master (2013) by Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman… Read more »

Books added to the site: January 20, 2013

These eight books were added to the site today: Roman Catholicism in Fantastic Film: Essays on Belief, Spectacle, Ritual and Imagery (2011) by Regina Hansen Saint Paul at the Movies: The Apostle’s Dialogue With American Culture (1993) by Robert Jewett Saint Paul Returns to the Movies: Triumph Over Shame (1998) by Robert Jewett Say It… Read more »

Books added to the site, January 19, 2013

Pages with summaries of the books were added to the site of these books today: Bresson and Others: Spiritual Style in the Cinema (2009) by Bert Cardullo Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986 (2011) by Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke The Old Testament in Fiction and Film: On Reversing the Hermeneutical… Read more »

The October 2012 issue of the Journal of Religion and Film

The October 2012 issue of the Journal of Religion and Film is online. It contains 10 essays, one book review and four film reviews. As usual, each piece is available as a PDF download, free of charge. Here is a quick table of contents: Articles The Magdalene Sisters: How to Solve the Problem of ‘Bad’… Read more »

Camino de Santiago book and movie

I’ve seen a few weeks ago “The Way” a deeply spiritual and visually satisfying movie about a father who goes for a pilgrimage known as “The Way of Saint James” or “Camino de Santiago”. I strongly recommend the movie that is now available on DVD. I’ve been wanting to write about the movie, but what prompted… Read more »

Introducing our new, articles section

The field of the study of the connection between film and religion is steaming. New articles are being published all the time. I decided to share at least some of them on this site, despite that I won’t the time to post information about every single one of them. So without further due let me… Read more »

Syllabi added November 8, 2011

Added three syllabi to the collection: Faith, Culture, and Independent Film(COM 685) (2012) by Marc T. Newman, Ph.D Myth and Ritual on Film(RELI 20803) (2004) by Dr. S. Brent Plate

Books added November 7, 2011

Nourishing Faith Through Fiction: Reflections of the Apostles’ Creed in Literature and Film (2001) by John R. May (editor) Pauline Images in Fiction and Film: On Reversing the Hermeneutical Flow (1999) by Larry Joseph Kreitzer Reel Spirituality: Theology and Film in Dialogue (2006) by Robert K. Johnston Reframing Theology and Film: New Focus for an… Read more »