Download PDF by Gerard Loughlin: Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology

By Gerard Loughlin

ISBN-10: 0631211799

ISBN-13: 9780631211792

ISBN-10: 0631211802

ISBN-13: 9780631211808

Gerard Loughlin is without doubt one of the top theologians operating on the interface among faith and modern tradition. during this extraordinary paintings, he makes use of cinema and the movies it indicates to contemplate the church and the visions of hope it screens.

  • Discusses a variety of motion pictures, together with the Alien quartet, Christopher Nolan’s souvenir, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: an area Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, Nicolas Roeg’s the guy Who Fell to Earth and Derek Jarman’s The Garden.
  • Draws on a variety of authors, either historic and smooth, spiritual and secular, from Plato to Levinas, from Karl Barth and Hans Urs von Balthasar to André Bazin and Leo Bersani.
  • Uses cinema to consider the church as an ecclesiacinema, and flicks to contemplate sexual wish as erotic dispossession, as a manner into the lifetime of God.
  • Written from a considerably orthodox Christian viewpoint, immediately either Catholic and critical.

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