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God in the Movies by Andrew Greeley

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Films, cinema,
  • Popular culture,
  • Religion: general,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Religion,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • USA,
  • Christian Life - Pop Culture Issues,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Social Science / Sociology of Religion

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRoger Ebert (Preface)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8055891M
ISBN 100765805286
ISBN 109780765805287

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Click on the banner images below from each film to find all of the clips referenced in God in the Movies: A Guide for Exploring Four Decades of Film. The films are listed in alphbetical order. 21 Responses to "God in the Movies Clips".   A diversity of actors have portrayed God from a grungy Groucho Marx to an elegant Alanis Morrisette, while George Burns and Morgan Freeman have found heaven sent franchises by playing the seven day planner. Here are the collection of mere mortals who can actually claim at one time they were bigger than Jesus. “Time Bandits” ().   Based off the New York Times best-selling book by William P. Young, the movie will feature God as a black woman, the holy spirit as an Asian woman and Jesus as a Jewish carpenter of Middle Eastern. Save with largest selection of Christian movies and family friendly movies. All films screened so you don't have to. : your Christian movie outlet. Save with largest selection of Christian movies and family friendly movies. All films screened so you don't have to. : your Christian movie outlet.

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