Shining Glory: Theological Reflections on Terrence Malicks Tree of Life

Cover for Shining Glory: Theological Reflections on Terrence Malicks Tree of Life
  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Cascade Books

Terrence Malick's stunning film The Tree of Life is a modern Job story, an exploration of suffering and glory, an honest look at strife within a Texas family in the 1950s. In Shining Glory, Peter J. Leithart examines the biblical and theological motifs of the film and illuminates how Malick exploited the visual poetry of film to produce one of the most spiritually challenging and theologically sophisticated films ever made.

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