Sr. Rose’s List of Books on Theology, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Philosophy and Film 2013

 This is an alphabetical list of books, and one journal, that may be of interest. This is not an endorsement though I am familiar with almost all of these and of course, I endorse those I wrote or contributed to! Click on the links for more information. Many thanks to Robert K. Johnston of Fuller Theological Seminary for helping me compile this list! Please add books to the list in the comment section. Thank you!

Bloomsbury Companion to Religion and Film Ed. William L. Blizek

Catching Light: Looking for God at the Movies by Roy M. Anker

Cinema & Sentiment: Film’s Challenge to Theology by Clive Marsh

Continuum Companion to Religion and Film, The Ed. William Blizek

Explorations in Theology and Film by Gaye Ortiz and Clive Marsh

Faith and Film: A Guidebook for Leaders by Ed McNulty

Faith and Film: Theological Themes at the Cinema by Bryan Stone

Faith Film and Philosophy: Big Ideas on the Big Screen  Edited by Geivett and Speigel

Film as Religion: Myths, Morals, Rituals  by John C. Lyden

Finding God at the Movies: 33 Films of Reel Faith   by Catherine Barsotti and Rob Johnston

How to Watch Movies with Kids: A Values Based Approach by M. Hosea Rupprecht

Imaging Religion and Film: the Politics of Nostalgia  by M. Gail Hamner

Imaging the Divine: Jesus and Christ Figures in Film by Lloyd Baugh

Into the Dark: Seeing the Sacred in the Top Films of the 21st Century by Craig Detweiller

Religion and Film: An Introduction  by Melanie J. Wright

Journal on Religion and Film, The  online journal

Lights, Camera, Faith: A Movie Lovers Guide to Scripture, Cycle A, Peter Malone, Rose Pacatte

Lights, Camera, Faith: A Movie Lovers Guide to Scripture, Cycle B Peter Malone, Rose Pacatte

 Lights, Camera, Faith: A Movie Lovers Guide to Scripture, Cycle C Peter Malone, Rose Pacatte

 Lights, Camera, Faith: A Movie Lovers Guide to Scripture, The Ten Commandments Peter Malone, Rose Pacatte

Moral of the Story: An Introduction to Ethics, The  7th Edition by Nina Rosanstand

Movies the Matter: Reading Film through the Lens of Faith  by Richard Leonard, SJ

Of Pilgrims and Fire: When God shows Up at the Movies  by Roy M. Anker

Reel Spirituality online jounral

Reel Spirituality: Theology and Film in Dialogue by Rob Johnston

Reframing Religion and Film: New Focus for an Emerging Discipline Ed. Robert K. Johnston

Religion in Film  by John May

Religion and Film Reader  Ed. Jolyon Mitchell and Brett Plate

Routledge Companion to Religion and Film, The  by John Lyden

Scripture on the Silver Screen by Adele Reinhartz

Theology and Film: Challenging the Sacred/Secular Divide  by Gaye Ortiz and Christopher Deecy

Useless Beauty: Ecclesiastes through the Lens of Contemporary Film by Robert K. Johnston, PhD.


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