Screening the sacred [electronic resource] : religion, myth, and ideology in popular American film / edited by Joel W. Martin, Conrad E. Ostwalt, Jr.

Boulder : Westview Press, c1995.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
ATLA Special Series
1 online resource (x, 193 pages)
Motion pictures -- Religious aspects.
Introduction: seeing the sacred on the screen / Joel W. Martin
Shall these bones live? The Problem of bodies in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and Joel Coen's Blood simple / Larry E. Grimes
Angels in the primum mobile: dimensions of the sacred in William Kennedy's Ironweed, novel and film / Ted L Estess
The Christian allegorical structure of Platoon / Avent Childress Beck
Hollywood and Armageddon: apocalyptic themes in recent cinematic presentation / Conrad E. Ostwalt Jr.
Star wars: a myth for our time / Andrew Gordon
With eyes uplifted: space aliens as sky gods / Caron Schwartz Ellis
Evolution of "The New frontier" in Alien and Aliens: patriarchal co-optation of the feminine archetype / Janice Hocker Rushing
Redeeming America: Rocky as ritual racial drama / Joel W. Martin
From revelation to dream: allegory in David Lynch's Blue velvet / Elizabeth McLemore
Women spoken for: images of displaced desire / Irena Makarushka
Conclusion: religion, film, and cultural analysis / Conrad E. Ostwalt Jr.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Martin, Joel W., 1956-
Ostwalt, Conrad Eugene, 1959-
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