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by Gerard Loughlin

  • ISBN: 0631211799
  • Category: Other
  • Author: Gerard Loughlin
  • Subcategory: Humanities
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (February 13, 2004)
  • Pages: 336 pages
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In this exceptional work, he uses cinema and the films it shows to think about the church and the visions of desire it displays.

The heresies under discussion range from Gnosticism, influential in the early Christian period, right through to modern sects. Gerard Loughlin is one of the leading theologians working at the interface between religion and contemporary culture. In this exceptional work, he uses cinema and the films it shows to think about the church and the visions of desire it displays. Discusses various films, including the Alien quartet, Christopher Nolan’s Memento, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell to Earth and Derek Jarman’s The Garden.

Alien Sex is part of Blackwell’s Challenges in Contemporary Theology series, a series that has produced some of the most creative theological thinking in recent years. Loughlin’s book is no exception. Loughlin’s book is no exceptio. oughlin’s innovative method of dealing with his material is in line with the theological approach taken but also connects with the cinematic perspective. His subject matter, however, covers a wider range of interests than film and theology and delves into the realms of art history and literature. Loughlin’s Alien Sex is an extremely interesting and important work

Gerard Loughlin is one of the leading theologians working at the interface between religion and contemporary culture.

Gerard Loughlin is one of the leading theologians working at the interface between religion and contemporary culture. Draws on a wide range of authors, both ancient and modern, religious and secular, from Plato to Levinas, from Karl Barth and Hans Urs. Discusses various films, including the Alien quartet, Christopher Nolan's Memento, Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, Nicolas Roeg's The Man Who Fell to Earth and Derek Jarman's The Garden

Alien Sex. Challenges in Contemporary Theology

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Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology (Oxford: Blackwell, 2004). Loughlin, Gerard Patrick (1986). Mirroring God's World: A Critique of John Hick's Speculative Theology (PhD thesis). e. Queer Theology: Rethinking the Western Body (Oxford: Blackwell, 2007). Postliberal theology. Cambridge, England: University of Cambridge.

Loughlin, Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004.

Gerard Loughlin is one of the leading theologians working at theinterface between religion and contemporary culture. In thisexceptional work, he uses cinema and the films it shows to thinkabout the church and the visions of desire it displays. Discusses various films, including the Alien quartet,Christopher Nolan’s Memento, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: ASpace Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, Nicolas Roeg’s The ManWho Fell to Earth and Derek Jarman’s The Garden.Draws on a wide range of authors, both ancient and modern,religious and secular, from Plato to Levinas, from Karl Barth andHans Urs von Balthasar to André Bazin and Leo Bersani.Uses cinema to think about the church as an ecclesiacinema, andfilms to think about sexual desire as erotic dispossession, as away into the life of God.Written from a radically orthodox Christian perspective, atonce both Catholic and critical.

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