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Catholic imagination in film and fiction

Joseph E. Cunneen

Catholic imagination in film and fiction

by Joseph E. Cunneen

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Published by University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Motion pictures -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 13-14).

    Other titlesCatholic imagination : fiction and film, Catholic imagination : fiction and film.
    StatementJoseph Cunneen.
    SeriesWarren lecture series in Catholic studies
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16589265M

      A collection of essays by one of today’s great Catholic writers, this book includes lively discussions of the life of faith, the craft of fiction-writing, the sacraments and the sacramental, and. He wrote 17 books, both fiction and nonfiction, that were frequently critical of the Catholic Church. The Keys of This Blood written just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, argues that Pope John Paul II was a geopolitican playing a "millennium end-game" against Mikhail Gorbachev and international business leaders, with the aim of establishing a.

    In the world of Graham Greene’s novel, The Power and the Glory, it’s a bad time to be a book’s hero is an unnamed priest on the run from Mexican authorities after a state.   A Theology of Criticism book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A number of critics and scholars argue for the notion of a d 5/5(2).

      This $25, contest, sponsored by America magazine and Saint Thomas More Chapel at Yale Univeristy, seeks to recognize the finest literary work of Roman Catholic intelligence and imagination.   Considering the emotional wreck I was after finishing the book, I haven’t had the nerve to watch the film adaptation. The Way of the Cross and A Rocking-Horse Catholic .


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