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top site etext Films Related to Religion
A lengthy list of films with explicit or implicit religious themes. Compiled by Charles Bellinger.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/resources/article2.aspx?id=10355
•  Religion and film
etext Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ
The full text of this book by Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774-1824) is available here. The book influenced Mel Gibson during the making of The Passion of the Christ.
http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/10866
•  Religion and film
•  Online Book
image "Hunger Games" (Fr. Robert Barron)
Catholic theologian Robert Barron comments on The Hunger Games in light of theories of scapegoating.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsFBbS39_z0
•  Girard, Rene, 1923-
•  Religion and film
•  Religion -- Video resources
top site web ArtsReformation.com
"The Purpose of Reformation of the Arts and Music (RAM) is to publish materials that promote a general understanding of Art's meaning and methods, so that both artists and art enthusiasts may develop appreciation and discernment in all areas of the Arts, including music, literature, poetry, performance, architecture, sculpture, craftworks, and the graphic arts." Maintained by Matt Bynum.
http://www.artsreformation.com
•  Religion and art
•  Religion and film
•  Religion and literature
•  Religion and music
syllab "Religion and Cinematic Culture"
A 2011 course by Barry Stephenson at Wilfrid Laurier University.
http://www.wlu.ca/documents/48151/RE_105_Syllabus,_F_2011.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion Through Film"
A course by Cheryl Rhodes at the University of South Carolina.
http://people.cas.sc.edu/rhodescm/RELG491Fgeneric.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion, Film, and Media"
A 2008 course by Mira Amiras at San Jose State University.
http://www.sjsu.edu/people/mira.amiras/courses/c6/s1/RelS_134.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion, Media, and Hollywood: Faith in TV"
A 2007 course by Diane Winston at the University of Southern California.
http://www.religionandprofessions.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/USC_Religion-Media-and-Hollywood-Faith-in-TV_2009.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "American Mythology and Film"
A 2011 course by Adam Porter at Illinois College.
https://www2.ic.edu/aporter/Docs/130/12F_130_Syllab.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Cinematic Salon: Theological Reflections on Contemporary Cinema"
A 2008 course by Michael Morris at the Domincan School of Philosophy and Theology.
http://www.dspt.edu/cms/lib07/CA02001169/Centricity/Shared/pdfs/Academics/syllabi/S13/S13_RAST4490_Morris.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and Film" (Doire)
A 2012 course by Louise Doire at the College of Charleston.
http://religiousstudies.cofc.edu/syllabi/fac-syllabi-sumfall12/doireRELS280RelandFilmsummer12.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Revival Preachers on Film: Sin, Redemption, and the Religious Fake"
A 2013 course by Denis Bekkering at the University of Waterloo.
https://uwaterloo.ca/religious-studies/sites/ca.religious-studies/files/uploads/files/RS271.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Faith and Film: The Canadian Voice"
A 2013 course by Paul Burford at Tyndale Seminary.
http://www.tyndale.ca/sites/default/files/syllabi/Burford%20-%20THEO%200670%20Film%20and%20Faith.pdf
•  Canada -- Religion
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and Popular Film"
A 2012 course by Douglas Cowan at the University of Waterloo.
https://uwaterloo.ca/religious-studies/sites/ca.religious-studies/files/uploads/files/RS270Fall2012Syllabus.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and American Movies"
A 2009 course by Judith Weisenfeld at Princeton University.
http://mavcor.yale.edu/sites/default/files/Weisenfeld-Religion-and-American-Movies_0.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "From Disney to Avatar: Nature & Spirituality in Popular Culture"
A 2013 course by Bron Taylor at the University of Florida.
http://religion.ufl.edu/files/2012/11/From-Disney-to-Avatar-Nature-Spirituality-in-Popular-Culture.pdf
•  Religion and culture
•  Religion and film
syllab "American Religions: Faith and Film"
A 2011 course by Colleen McDannell at the University of Utah.
http://mavcor.yale.edu/sites/default/files/McDannell-Syllabus_0.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Theological Issues in Film"
A 2011 course by Brandon Scott at Phillips Theological Seminary.
http://ptstulsa.edu/userPDFs/Academics/CourseMaterials/AH600_FALL.2011_S.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Screening Theology: Theological Reflection In and Through Film"
A course by Benjamin Valentin at Andover Newton Theological School.
http://www.ants.edu/pdf/sp11_theo712s.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and Film" (Hamner)
A 2010 course by Gail Hamner at Syracuse University.
http://religion.syr.edu/Courses/Fall2010_pdfs/REL326F10.pdf
•  Religion and film
ejournal "Christian Wisdom of the Jedi Masters"
Excerpts from a book by Dick Staub.
http://www.leaderu.com/popculture/jedimasters.html
•  Religion and film
•  Online Article or Essay
etext Radio, TV, and Movies
A collection of articles on the Religion Online web site.
http://www.religion-online.org/listbycategory.asp?Cat=62
•  Religion and film
•  Online Text Collection
ejournal "Religious Film Fears 3: Being Sacrilegious, Criticising or Devaluing the Faith"
An article in Quodlibet by Anton Karl Kozlovic (2005).
http://www.quodlibet.net/kozlovic-fears3.shtml
•  Religion and film
•  Online Article or Essay
ejournal Journal of Religion and Film
"The Journal of Religion and Film examines the description, critique, and embodiment of religion in film."
http://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/
•  Religion and film
•  Religion and film -- Reviews
•  Online Journal
web Jesus Film Project
This organization uses a film based on the Gospel of Luke as a world-wide evangelistic tool.
http://www.jesusfilm.org/
•  Evangelism
•  Religion and film
top site web Movie Concordance
This site offers synopses of movies with a view to how they can be used in congregational and educational contexts.
http://www.textweek.com/movies/movies.htm
•  Preaching
•  Religion and film
top site web National Center for Jewish Film
"The National Center for Jewish Film is a unique film library created to preserve the pictorial records of the Jewish experience. The Center is: An Archive... to ensure the preservation of films of Jewish subject matter, to collect and catalogue all extant materials. A Study Center... to provide means for scholars, filmmakers, video producers, and students to view films and conduct research and procure stock footage. An Audiovisual Library... to circulate films to educational institutions, community groups and the public." Maintained at Brandeis University.
http://www.brandeis.edu/jewishfilm/index.html
•  Judaism
•  Religion and film
top site web JewishFilm.com: The online Jewish Film Archive
A very long list of films, with basic data and synopses.
http://www.jewishfilm.com/
•  Judaism
•  Religion and film
•  Religion and film -- Reviews
biblio Religion and Film: A Selected List of Library and Information Resources
Compiled by Gordon Matties at Canadian Mennonite University.
http://www.cmu.ca/faculty/gmatties/Religion%20and%20Film%20Bibliography.htm
•  Religion and film
biblio Selected Bibliography on Religion and Film
Compiled by Judith Weisenfeld.
http://www.materialreligion.org/journal/filmbibliography.html
•  Religion and film
syllab "Film and the Quest for Meaning II"
A 2007 course by Val Lariviere at the University of Waterloo.
http://www.religiousstudies.uwaterloo.ca/rs267.w04.htm
•  Religion and film
ejournal "Joker Is Satan and So Are We: Girard and The Dark Knight"
An article by Charles Bellinger.
http://www.unomaha.edu/jrf/vol13.no1/JokerSatan.htm
•  Girard, Rene, 1923-
•  Religion and film
•  Online Article or Essay
ejournal Phantom Tollbooth, The
"We are an on-line magazine that publishes a wide range of album, concert and movie reviews, interviews, features and resource links. We began in December, 1996 and our monthly readership now numbers over five thousand. Our staff of over 70 writers is committed to reviewing quality music in a timely and professional manner. We're always looking for the best in mainstream and underground music."
http://www.tollbooth.org/
•  Religion and film
•  Religion and film -- Reviews
•  Religion and music
•  Online Magazine/Newsletter
syllab "Religion and Film: Viewing Films Religiously"
A 1999 course by Anne Moore and Kathleen O'Grady at the University of Calgary.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/o/ogrady/religion_and_film/religion_and_film.htm
•  Religion and film
etext NCC Reflection Guide to Mel Gibson's Film “The Passion of the Christ”
Resources from the National Council of Churches.
http://www.ncccusa.org/interfaith/passionfilmresources.html
•  Religion and film
•  Online Text Collection
ejournal "Faith and Fantasy: Tolkien the Catholic, The Lord of the Rings, and Peter Jackson’s Film Trilogy"
An article by Steven Greydanus.

http://www.decentfilms.com/articles/faithandfantasy
•  Tolkien, J.R.R., 1892-1973
•  Religion and film
•  Online Article or Essay
etext Passion of the Christ
A collection of comments on the film, from the Phantom Tollbooth web site.
http://www.tollbooth.org/2004/movies/passion.html
•  Religion and film
•  Online Text Collection
syllab "Jesus in Fiction and Film"
A 2001 course by Darren Middleton at Texas Christian University.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/m/middleton/MiddletonJuly01FictionandFilm.PDF
•  Religion and film
syllab "Bible in Contemporary Film"
A 2001 course by Nicola Denzey at Skidmore College.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/d/denzey/RE330/index.htm
•  Religion and film
etext Essays - Frederica.com
A large collection of essays by Frederica Mathewes-Green, on topics such as Eastern Orthodoxy, abortion, and contemporary movies.
http://www.frederica.com/writings/category/pro-life
•  Abortion -- Religious and moral aspects
•  Orthodox Eastern Church
•  Religion and film
•  Online Text Collection
syllab "Faith and Film"
A 2002 course by Elizabeth Tillar at St. Anselm College.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/t/tillar/tillar.pdf
•  Religion and film
web Guide to Religious Movies
A list of movies, with related links.
http://www.adherents.com/movies/
•  Religion and film
syllab "Philosophy and Film"
A 2001 course by Casey Haskins at Purchase College.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/h/haskins/1JM9B-HaskinsFilm.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and American Film"
A 2002 course by Judith Weisenfeld at Vassar College.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/w/weisenfeld/rel160/film_site.html
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and Contemporary Film"
A 1998 course by Tony Michael and Ken Derry at the University of Toronto.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/m/michael/religion_and_film_course_u_of_t.htm
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and Film" (Hussain)
A 2003 course by Amir Hussain at California State University, Northridge.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/h/hussain/1JN8C/rs311.html
•  Religion and film
syllab "Bible in Contemporary Fiction and Film"
A 2005 course by Cheryl Rhodes at the University of South Carolina.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/r/rhodes/Rhodes-20050913.pdf
•  Religion and film
etext Jewish-Christian Relations (Passion of the Christ)
This site offers various statements relating to Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. Try an internal search for [ gibson ].
http://www.jcrelations.net/
•  Religion and film
•  Online Text Collection
web Passion of the Christ
"The Premier International Fan Website."
http://www.passion-movie.com/english/index.html
•  Religion and film
top site ejournal "On Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ"
A review by Rene Girard.
http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/ap1001/RGGibson.htm
•  Girard, Rene, 1923-
•  Religion and film
•  Online Article or Essay
syllab "Jesus: Real to Reel"
A 1999 course by Peter Gilmour and Richard Ascough at Loyola University Chicago.
http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/syllabi/a/ascough/real_to_reel.html
•  Religion and film
syllab "Catholic Imagination and Film"
A 2006 course by Thomas Leininger at Regis University.
http://academic.regis.edu/tleining/RS_320G.htm
•  Religion and film
syllab "Israelis and Palestinians in Literature and Film"
A 2010 course by Ken Frieden at Syracuse University.
http://religion.syr.edu/Courses/Fall2010_pdfs/REL335F10.pdf
•  Religion and film
•  Religion and literature
syllab "Faith and Film"
A 2009 course by Bryan Stone at Boston University School of Theology.
http://people.bu.edu/bpstone/syllabi/tc847/tc847.pdf
•  Religion and film
web Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive
This site offers online viewing of hundreds of films that are related in some way to Jewish culture and history.
http://www.spielbergfilmarchive.org.il/
•  Judaism
•  Religion and film
top site etext Journal of Religion and Society: Special Edition on Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ
A collection of articles.
http://moses.creighton.edu/JRS/toc/SS01.html
•  Religion and film
•  Online Text Collection
syllab "Christian Theology and Film"
A course by Terry Lindvall at Virginia Wesleyan College.
http://facultystaff.vwc.edu/~tlindvall/comm323.htm
•  Religion and film
syllab "Biblical Transfigurations: The Bible in Fiction and Film"
A 2011 course by Joe Morris at Santa Clara University.

http://www.scu.edu/cas/religiousstudies/academics/courses/syllabi/upload/SCTR139Morris-2.pdf
•  Religion and film
•  Religion and literature
web Top 100 Pro-Catholic Movies
"In 2004, the National Catholic Register and Faith & Family magazine gathered online nominations for films that best celebrate Catholic life. These are movies with specific Catholic references, not simply with Catholic themes. More than 1,000 people voted for their favorites. Here are the results."
http://www.ncregister.com/info/top_100_pro_catholic_movies/
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and the Cinema"
A 2012 course by Michael Morris at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology.
http://www.dspt.edu/cms/lib07/CA02001169/Centricity/Shared/pdfs/Academics/syllabi/F12/F12_RAST2300_Morris.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Film as Theological Text: Race, Gender, Class, and Sexualities"
A course by Jann Cather Weaver at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.
http://www.unitedseminary.edu/faculty/syllabi/TR360%20SPRING%202010.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Theology in Contemporary Film"
A course by Jann Cather Weaver at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.
http://www.unitedseminary.edu/faculty/syllabi/TR650winter2007.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Judaism and Film"
A 2010 course by Akiba Lerner at Santa Clara University.

http://www.scu.edu/cas/religiousstudies/academics/courses/syllabi/upload/20100924123849391.pdf
•  Judaism
•  Religion and film
top site web SnagFilms
"SnagFilms.com offers the broadest collection of great independent movies you can watch right now, on demand, for free, and share with others – films that entertain and inform, engage and inspire, satisfy every taste, encourage discovery and create community." This site offers a substantial collection of films under the "Religion" subject heading.
http://www.snagfilms.com/
•  Religion and film
•  Religion -- Video resources
syllab "Arab Women in Film: (Seeing) Religion Under the Gaze"
A 2012 course by Rebecca Moody at Syracuse University.
http://religion.syr.edu/Courses/Fall2012_pdfs/REL3202F12.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Religion and Film" (Shaffer)
A 2013 course by Susan Shaffer at the University of Florida.
http://religion.ufl.edu/files/Religion_Film_Syllabus_Fall2013.pdf
•  Religion and film
syllab "Arab Cinema"
A 2013 course by Iman Mersal at the University of Alberta.
http://www.ois.ualberta.ca/en/StaffStudentResources/Courses%20and%20Syllabi/~/media/ois/Documents/Syllabi%202013/MEAS_300_A1_F13_I_Mersal_.pdf
•  Islam
•  Religion and film
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