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Screening the Afterlife free pdf Screening the Afterlife is a unique and fascinating exploration of the 'last things' as envisaged by modern filmmakers. Drawing on a range of films from Flatliners and What Dreams May Come to Working Girl and The Shawshank Redemption, it offers the first comprehensive examination of death and the afterlife within the growing field of religion and film. Topics addressed include: the survival of personhood after death the language of resurrection and immortality Near-Death Experiences and Mind-Dependent Worlds the portrayal of 'heaven' and 'hell'. Students taking courses on eschatology will find this a stimulating and thought provoking resource, while scholars will relish Deacy's theological insight and understanding.

About Christopher Deacy

Christopher Deacy is Senior Lecturer in Applied Theology at the University of Kent, UK. His books include Screen Christologies (2001), Faith in Film (2005) and Theology and Film (2008).

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Author : Christopher Deacy
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 31 October 2011
ISBN : 0415572592
EAN : 9780415572590
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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