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Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Jonathan Brant

Abstract

This monograph considers the possibility of religious revelation through film. It begins with a reading of Paul Tillich’s theology of revelation through culture and continues with the design and enactment of an original project of empirical, qualitative research which grounds this theoretical account in the experiences of filmgoers. The empirical research takes place in Latin America where the intellectual puzzle and central research questions that drive the thesis arose and developed. The combination of theoretical and empirical research provides fresh insights into the way in which film func ... More

Keywords: Paul Tillich, revelation, salvation, culture, empirical research, qualitative research, art, film, religion and film, Latin America, audience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199639342
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan Brant, author
Oxford Pastorate Chaplain