Close Encounters between Bible and Film: An by Laura Copier,Caroline Vander Stichele

By Laura Copier,Caroline Vander Stichele

Explore new routes into the burgeoning box of biblical literature and picture theory

The current selection of essays is a sequel to the groundbreaking Semeia seventy four factor, released in 1996, entitled Biblical Glamour and Hollywood Glitz. those new essays show off the divergent methods from movie stories and cultural experiences that may be utilized in the visible research of biblical and non secular topics, narratives, and characters in cinema. it's the first quantity that particularly addresses problems with method, thought, and research within the learn among bible and picture. As such, this assortment is of curiosity to students in movie experiences and theology/religion/biblical reviews, who're invested in doing interdisciplinary learn within the increasing box of faith and film.


  • particular specialize in equipment of movie research, instead of the extra universal concentrate on thematic research within the research of faith, Bible, and picture.
  • Visual research within the stumble upon among Bible and film
  • Fourteen essays and an advent through most sensible students within the field

Laura Copier is Assistant Professor of movie and tv experiences at Utrecht collage. Her learn is targeted at the interdisciplinary alternate among faith and pop culture, movie specifically. She is the writer of Preposterous Revelations: Visions of Apocalypse and Martyrdom in Hollywood Cinema 1980-2000 (Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012) analyzes the divergent representations of the Apocalypse, in photograph in addition to in phrases, showing in modern Hollywood cinema.

Caroline Vander Stichele is Assistant Professor on the school of Humanities of the college of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her study and courses specialise in gender matters in early Christian literature and at the cultural impression of the Bible. She additionally co-edited numerous volumes, together with Text, photo, and Otherness in Children’s Bibles: what's within the Picture? (2012) with Hugh Pyper and Hidden Truths from Eden: Esoteric Readings from Genesis 1–3 (2014) with Susanne Scholz.

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