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Through a Screen Darkly

by Jeffrey Overstreet

  • 136 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Regal Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film Criticism,
  • Religion And The Media,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Entertainment / General,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Christianity,
  • Moral and religious aspects,
  • Motion pictures,
  • Religious aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8184566M
    ISBN 100830743154
    ISBN 109780830743155

    This book focuses on the present and recent past, but its perspective is deeply rooted in American history, culture, religion, and political thought. At its heart is an affirmation of a certain ethos—of hope for human freedom tempered with prudence about human nature—that is truly the aspect of America most admired by others.   Through a Screen Darkly also includes a collection of reviews, humorous anecdotes and on-the-scene film festival reports, as well as recommendations for movie discussion groups and meditations on how different films echo the myriad ways in which Christ captured the attention and imagination of culture.4/5(7).

    Through a Screen Darkly: Looking Closer at Beauty, Truth, and Evil at the Movies" - by Jeffrey Overstreet Welcome to the confessions of a Christian moviegoer. Jeffrey Overstreet, film enthusiast. Overstreet is also the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-book fantasy series that begins with Auralia’s Colors. You can visit his blog here. In Through a Screen Darkly, Overstreet explores a variety of movies – from blockbusters to esoteric foreign films. He invites us to journey with him.

    What makes "Through a Screen Darkly" an exciting book to read is that it speaks to so many different audiences. If you're a Christian wondering how you can watch film and not compromise your soul.   Excerpt from "Through a Screen Darkly" Martha Bayles. Click below to read an excerpt from Hudson Institute Visiting Scholar Martha Bayles’s new book, Through A Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America’s Image Abroad. View PDF.


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Through a Screen Darkly also includes a collection of reviews, humorous anecdotes and on-the-scene film festival reports, as well as recommendations for movie discussion groups and meditations on how different films echo the myriad ways in which Christ captured the attention and imagination of culture.4/5(16).

“Through a Screen Darkly is a vivid study of the decline of American popular culture and the difficulties it has produced for us worldwide. Analyzing the public diplomacy of the Cold-War and post-Cold-War period, Martha Bayles has produced an absorbing account of the challenges stemming from our present polarization.”―Abbot Gleason Cited by: "Through A Screen Darkly" is a solid book, not only on film criticism but how a love of cinema has impacted the life (and even spirituality) of author Jeffrey Overstreet.

Overstreet discusses his upbringing as being very conservative Evangelical.4/5. Through a Screen Darkly book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Why it is a mistake to let commercial entertainment serve as /5.

Through a Screen Darkly: Looking Closer at Beauty, Truth and Evil in the Movies Buy this book If viewing a film is to be a spiritual exercise, one must be open to conversion. He exhibits. “Through a Screen Darkly is a vivid study of the decline of American popular culture and the difficulties it has produced for us worldwide.

Analyzing the public diplomacy of the Cold-War and post-Cold-War period, Martha Bayles has produced an absorbing account of the challenges stemming from our present polarization.”—Abbot Gleason.

Through a Screen Darkly also includes a collection of reviews, humorous anecdotes, and on-the-scene film festival reports, as well as recommendations for movie discussion groups and meditations on how different films echo the myriad ways in which Christ captured the attention and imagination of : Baker Publishing Group.

Outside view, not a great blog. It seems we can’t find what you’re looking for. Perhaps searching can help. Martha Bayles talked by remote video from Boston about her book, Through a Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America’s Image Abroad, in. Through a Screen Darkly is a vivid study of the decline of American popular culture and the difficulties it has produced for us worldwide.

Analyzing the public diplomacy of the Cold-War and post-Cold-War period, Martha Bayles has produced an absorbing account of the challenges stemming from our present polarization.”—Abbot Gleason, Keeney Brand: Yale University Press. Through a Glass Darkly is a long, complex narrative that features more than 60 characters and at least 15 subplots.

The title of the novel comes from the Bible verse 1 Corinthians [3] Before she began writing it, Koen envisioned creating a story about the relationship between a young woman and an older man, a plot element riddled with Author: Karleen Koen.

Through a Screen Darkly also includes a collection of recommendations for movie discussion groups, links to frequently updated resources for moviegoers, and meditations on how different films echo the ways in which Christ captured the attention and imagination of culture.

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Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Decem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages: “Through a Screen Darkly is a vivid study of the decline of American popular culture and the difficulties it has produced for us worldwide.

Analyzing the public diplomacy of the Cold-War and post-Cold-War period, Martha Bayles has produced an absorbing account of the challenges stemming from our present polarization.”—Abbot Gleason. Overstreet’s greatest gift is the masterful way he brings a spirit of discernment to the world of film.

Two thumbs up!” Greg Wolfe, Publisher and Editor of Image; Author, Intruding Upon the Timeless: Meditations on Art, Faith and Mystery: “Through a Screen Darkly constitutes a milestone in Christian reflection about contemporary film.

Through a Screen Darkly. Book Description: What does the world admire most about America. Science, technology, higher education, consumer goods-but not, it seems, freedom and democracy.

Indeed, these ideals are in global retreat, for reasons ranging from ill-conceived foreign policy to the financial crisis and the sophisticated propaganda of. "In Through a Screen Darkly, Overstreet invites readers on a full-length journey, out of the enclave of Christian subculture that limits viewers to straight-to-DVD releases and other 'safe' fare, into a rich feast of films, from Wings of Desire to The Motorcycle Diaries, that transform by looking deep and long where some hesitate to look at all.

Giving new meaning to the phrase “Viewer Author: Jeffrey Overstreet. With Jeffery Overstreet's Through a Screen Darkly I have found a strong one. The book traces Overstreet's own experience with cinema as an artist, a Christian and a human being. The book serves to open readers' eyes not only to their own experiences, but to the larger questions of artistic as well as moral excellence.

Highly recommended.5/5(5). Through a Screen Darkly also includes a collection of reviews, humorous anecdotes, and on-the-scene film festival reports, as well as recommendations for movie discussion groups and meditations on how different films echo the myriad ways in which Christ captured the attention and imagination of culture.5/5(2).

Through a Screen Darkly, a consideration of art, entertainment, and faith, was published by Regal Books in Now, a book about pop culture by Author: Jeffrey Overstreet.Through A Screen Darkly Through A Screen Darkly was published by Regal Books in Februaryand earned a "Starred Review" from Publisher's Weekly.

[4] In the book, Overstreet shows how films from many different worldviews can offer pieces of a larger : Portland, Oregon, United States.Through a Glass Darkly (Swedish: Såsom i en spegel, lit. 'As in a Mirror') is a Swedish family drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and starring Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow and Lars film tells the story of a young woman with schizophrenia spending time with her family on a remote island, and having delusions about meeting God, who Directed by: Ingmar Bergman.