CrossCurrents: Cinema—The Georeligious Aesthetic

Volume 70, Number 3, September 2020

Edited by S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate

CrossCurrents: Cinema—The Georeligious Aesthetic

126 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-6670-9
    Published: September 2020

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CrossCurrents connects the wisdom of the heart with the life of the mind and the experiences of the body. The journal is operated through its parent organization, the Association for Public Religion and Intellectual Life (APRIL), an interreligious network of academics, activists, artists, and community leaders seeking to engage the many ways religion meets the public. Contributions to the journal exist at the nexus of religion, education, the arts, and social justice.

In the September 2020 issue of CrossCurrents:

“Cinema: The Georeligious Aesthetic” by S. Brent Plate

“Nollywood and Pentecostalism: Preaching Salvation, Propagating the Supernatural” by Chijioke Azuawusiefe

“Film as a Ritual of Seeing Beyond the Visible: The Case of Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits (2013)” by Hwasun Choe

“‘As They Really Are’: The World Outlook of Protestant‐Sponsored Mission Films, 1930–1950” by April Makgoeng

“PARASITE as Parable: Bong Joon‐Ho’s Cinematic Capitalism” by Minjung Noh

“People on the Move: Religion, Film and Migration” by Daria Pezzoli‐Olgiati

“Once the Buddha Was Born as Keanu Reeves: The Shaping of Buddhism in American Film and Popular Culture” by Sharon A. Suh

“Resurrection, Remediation, and Religious Fundamentalism in Contemporary Indian Sci‐Fi/Fantasy Films” by Anu Thapa

“Making a Way Out of No Way: Black Faith in Barry Jenkins's If Beale Street Could Talk” by Joe Tolbert Jr.

“Souvenirs of the Apocalypse: Guns as Authenticating Props” by Rachel Wagner