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The film and religion reader

The film and religion reader

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Religious aspects,
  • Religion in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jolyon Mitchell and S. Brent Plate.
    ContributionsMitchell, Jolyon P., Plate, S. Brent, 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.5 .F53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17161681M
    ISBN 109780415404945, 9780415404952
    LC Control Number2007007857

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