Divine Film Comedies: Biblical Narratives, Film Sub-Genres, and the Comic Spirit

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Divine Film Comedies creates a meaningful dialogue between stories in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament and comedies spanning the history of film. The text lies at the intersection of three disciplines: humor/comedy studies, film studies, and theology. Drawing on films from the silent era to the 21 st century, the book highlights parallels between comedic sub-genres and sacred narratives, parables, and proverbs, illuminating a path to seeing and understanding both Scripture and film through a comic lens. The book will be ...

Divine Film Comedies: Biblical Narratives, Film Sub-Genres, and the Comic Spirit 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138956131

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Divine Film Comedies: Biblical Narratives, Film Sub-Genres, and the Comic Spirit 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138956124

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