Posts Categorized: Resources

The Narration of America in Literature and Film

Course at The University of Chicago Divinity School This seminar examines, with specific attention to the genres of novel and film, the ways in which artistic form has given shape to ideas of “America.” Of particular interest will be the question of narrative as the source of mythic consciousness, and the hypothesis that, with the… Read more »

Filmwell this week: 1 book, 1 TV show, 2 movies, 1 giveaway

Ken Morefield’s 1More Film blog at Patheos this week covered 1 book, 1 TV show, 2 movies and offered 1 giveaway: Book: Erich Rohmer’s Six Moral Tales “Why film a story when one can write it? Why write it when one is going to film it?” That’s the beginning of Erich Rohmer’s introduction to his Six Moral… Read more »

Films at the MU Center on Religion & the Professions

The Center on Religion & the Professions at the University of Missouri has over 350 films to lend for free related to religion. Their full catalaog is updated and available here. Too give you a taste of what kind of films they carry, here are the movies starting with A: Abel’s Field The Abolitionists Abraham Access Denied: Navigating… Read more »