Table of contents for The film and religion reader / edited by Jolyon Mitchell and S. Brent Plate.

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Religion and Film: A Reader
Introduction to the Reader
Part 1. The Dawn of Cinema: Adherents and Detractors
		Introduction to Part 1
1.	Herbert Jump, from "The Religious Possibilities of the Motion Picture" (1910) 
2.	D.G. Phalke, from "The Problem of Capital Formation in the Indian Cinema" (1917)
3.	Rev. Dr. Percy Stickney Grant, from "If Christ Went to the Movies" (1920) 
4.	Burnett, R.G. and E.D. Martell, from The Devil's Camera (1920)
5.	Pope Pius XI, from Vigilanti cura (1936) 
Part 2. The Birth of Film Theory: Realism, Formalism, and Religious Vision
			Introduction to Part 2
6.	Jean Epstein, from "On Certain Characteristics of Photogénie" (1924) 
7.	Antonin Artaud, from "Sorcery and the Cinema" (1927) 
8.	Andre Bazin, from "Le Journal d'un Curé" (1951) 
9.	Stan Brakhage, from "Metaphors on Vision" (1963)
Part 3. Global Perspectives: Directors and Critics
			Introduction to Part 3
A. African and Middle-Eastern Perspectives
			Introduction to Part 3.A
10.	Amos Gitai, from "In a Harsh Light" (2000)
11.	Abbas Kiarostami, from "In Dialogue with Kiarostami" (1998)
12.	Mohsen Makhmalbaf, from "Once Upon a Filmmaker: Conversation with Mohsen Makhmalbaf" (2001)
13.	Birgit Meyer, from "Religious Remediations. Pentecostal Views in Ghanaian Video-movies" (2005)
14.	Jolyon Mitchell, from "Towards an Understanding of the Popularity of West African Video Film" (2004)
15.	Elia Suleiman, from "Notes from the Palestinian Diaspora: An Interview with Elia Suleiman" (2003)
16.	Ousmane Sembene, "The Power of Female Solidarity: An interview with Ousmane Sembene" (2004)
17.	Cheick Oumar Sissoko, from "I Make Films about the Big Problems of Our Continent: An Interview with Cheick Oumar Sissoko" (2000)
B. Asian and Australasian Perspectives
			Introduction to Part 3.B
18.	Rachel Dwyer, from Filming the Gods: Religion and Indian Cinema (2006) 
19.	Geeta Kapur, from "Revelation and Doubt in Sant Tukaram and Devi" (2000)
20.	Im Kwon-Taek, from "An interview with Im Kwon-Taek" (2002)
21.	William R. LaFleur, from "Suicide off the edge of explicability: Awe in Ozu and Kore'eda" (2002)
22.	Philip Lutgendorf, from "Jai Santoshi Maa Revisited: On Seeing a Hindu 'Mythological' Film" (2003)
23.	Mira Nair, from "I Want My films to Explode with Life" (2004)
24.	Paul Schrader, from Transcendental Style on Film (1972)
25.	Jolyon Baraka Thomas, from "Shûkyô asobi and Miyazaki Hayao's Anime" (2007)
26.	Peter Weir, ¿Under Weir and Theroux: An Interviewwith Peter Weir.¿ Film Comment (1986)
C. European Perspectives
			Introduction to Part 3.C
27.	Lloyd Baugh, from "The Masterpiece: The Gospel According to St Matthew" (1997)
28.	Ingmar Bergman, from the Introduction to The Seventh Seal (1968)
29.	Costa-Gavras, from "Filming the Story of a Spy for God: An Interview with Costa-Gavras" (2003)
30.	Jean-Luc Godard, from "Godard in his Fifth Period" (1985)
31.	Krzysztof Kieslowski, from the Introduction to Decalogue: The Ten Commandments (1991)
32.	Derek Malcolm, from A Century of Films, on Days of Wrath (2001)
33.	Andrey Tarkovsky, from Sculpting in Time (1989)
34.	Lars von Trier, from Trier on von Trier (2003)
D. South and North American Perspectives 
			Introduction to Part 3.D
35.	Woody Allen, from Woody Allen on Woody Allen. (1994)
36.	Guillermo Arriaga, from "Basic: An interview with 21 Grams screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga" (2003)
37.	David Cronenberg, from "The Rolling Stone Interview" (1992)
38.	Julie Dash, from "Dialogue between bell hooks and Julie Dash" (1992)
39.	Spike Lee, from Inner views: Filmmakers in conversation (1992)
40.	George Lucas, from "Of Myth and Men" (1999)
41.	Martin Scorsese, from Scandalizing Jesus (2005)
42.	Antonio Sison, from Screening Schillebeeckx (2006)
43.	Walter Salles, from "Sentimental Journey as National Allegory: An Interview with Walter Salles," (1998)
44.	Steven Spielberg, from "Steven¿s Choice" (2000)
45.	Anna Lee Ward, from Mouse Morality (2002)
46.	Judith Weisenfeld, from "Projecting Blackness: African-American Religion in the Hollywood Imagination" (2004)
Part 4: Theological and Biblical Approaches to Analysing Film
Introduction to Part 4
A. Theological Dialogues
47.	Roy Anker, from Catching Light: Looking for God in the Movies (2004)
48.	Christopher Deacy, from Faith in Film (2005) 
49.	Robert Johnston, from Reel Spirituality: Theology and Film in Dialogue (2000) 
50.	Clive Marsh, from Cinema and Sentiment (2004) 
51.	John R. May, from New Image of Religious Film (1997)
52.	Gerard Loughlin, from Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology (2004)
53b. Jolyon Mitchell and S. Brent Plate, ¿Viewing and Writing on the Passion of the Christ¿
53.	Theresa Sanders, from Celluloid Saints: Images of Sanctity in Film
B. Biblical Connections:
54.	Eric Christianson, from Cinéma Divinité: Religion, Theology and the Bible in Film (2005)
55.	Robert Jewett, from St Paul goes to the Movies: The Apostle¿s Dialogue with American Culture (1993)
56.	Cheryl Exum, from Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical Women (1996)
57.	Larry J. Kreitzer, from The New Testament in Fiction and Film: On Reversing the Hermeneutical Flow (1993)
58.	Adele Reinhartz, from Scripture on the Silver Screen (2003)
59.	Erin Runions, from How Hysterical: Identification and Resistance in the Bible and Film (2003)
Part 5. Recent Reflections on the Relation between Religion and Film 
			Introduction to Part 5
60.	Michael Bird, from "Film as Hierophany" (1982)
61.	Francisca Cho, from "Imagining Otherness and Imagining Nothing in Buddhist Film" (1999)
62.	Nathaniel Dorsky, from "Devotional Cinema" (2003)
63.	John C. Lyden, from Film as Religion: Myths, Morals and Rituals (2003)
64.	Joel Martin, from "Introduction" to Screening the Sacred: Religion, Myth, and Ideology in Popular American Film (1995)
65.	S. Brent Plate, from "Footprints of Film" (2006)
66.	Melanie Wright, from Religion and Film: An Introduction (2007)
Acknowledgements (Probably at start of book)

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Motion pictures -- Religious aspects.
Religion in motion pictures.