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McDannell, Colleen - Catholics in the Movies, ebook

Catholics in the Movies

McDannell, Colleen


Catholicism was all over movie screens in 2004. Mel Gibsons The Passion of the Christ was at the center of a media firestorm for months. A priest was a crucial character in the Academy Award-winning Million Dollar Baby. Everyone, it seemed, was talking about how religious stories should

McGrath, Alister E. - Christianity: An Introduction, ebook

Christianity: An Introduction

McGrath, Alister E.


Now available in a fully-revised and updated new edition, this popular textbook by one of the world?s leading theologians offers a lively, jargon-free introduction to Christianity.

Features a wealth of new material on global Christianity, American Christianity, the Orthodox

Burke, Frank - A Companion to Italian Cinema, ebook

A Companion to Italian Cinema

Burke, Frank


Offers new approaches to Italian cinema, whose importance in the post-war period was unrivalled Presents a theory based approach to historical and archival material Includes work by both established and more recent scholars, with new takes on traditional critical issues, and new theoretical approaches

Jack, Andrew - Inside Putin's Russia : Can There Be Reform without Democracy?, ebook

Inside Putin's Russia : Can There Be Reform without Democracy?

Jack, Andrew


Has there really been an "economic miracle"? Where does the explosion of cultural energy in music, literature, and theater come from? Has the power of the Catholic Church really crumbled? Focusing largely on contemporary events, living people, current controversies, and popular culture,