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Screen Jesus : portrayals of Christ in television and film /

Screen Jesus takes a close look at both mainstream and lesser-known films in which Jesus is depicted. In addition to providing a historical overview of the Jesus films, this book also reveals the changes in piety and the theological understandings of the humanity and divinity of Jesus over the decad...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Malone, Peter.
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / by Maggie Roux
  • Introducing the theme
  • The Jesus figure
  • Biblical portraits of Jesus
  • The Jesus films: the early 20th century
  • The Jesus films: the 1920s and Cecil B. De Mille
  • The Jesus films: the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s: Jesus' absence from the mainstream and evangelical Jesus-figures
  • The Jesus films: the 1950s and 1960s: mainstream images
  • The Jesus films: the 1960s
  • The Jesus films: the 1970s
  • The Jesus films: the 1980s
  • The Jesus films: cinema freedom and images of Jesus
  • The Jesus films: the 1990s
  • The Jesus films: the 21st century
  • The Jesus films: Jesus in our world today
  • The Jesus films: verbal Jesus-figures
  • Interest in Jesus and film beyond Christianity
  • The reverent/serious
  • The bizarre
  • After The passion of the Christ.