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Holy Subtext: Meta-Narrative Trends in Cinema Paperback – May 19, 2009

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Who is Jesus? What is Theology? Can these answers be found in a movie? The author agrees with Tolkien in that all mythos reflects our deep-seeded affinity to the Gospel. Even the Apostle Paul used familiar narratives to point people to the 'Unknown God.' Modern Films can also point people to the true and 'Unknown God.'

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Who is Jesus? What is Theology? Can these answers be found in a movie? The author agrees with Tolkien in that all mythos reflects our deep-seeded affinity to the Gospel. Even the Apostle Paul used familiar narratives to point people to the 'Unknown God.' Modern Films can also point people to the true and 'Unknown God.'
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 228 pages
  • Publisher: Pleasant Word-A Division of WinePress Publishing (May 19, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1414113102
  • ISBN-13: 978-1414113104
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,138,631 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Dr. Chester Elijah Branch is a best-selling author and Transmedia Architect, teaching transmedia courses internationally. He studied digital and social media marketing at Inbound2014. He also received his Doctorate from the school of Business with a focus in digital and social media strategy. His dissertation, Transmedia Education, was presented during the 2014 TranXmedia conference at the Hong Kong Design Institute.

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This book gives incredible perspective into the unique values that can be found within popular films. This book delves deep into many aspects of popular films discovering the "holy subtext." Like J.Jones says, experiencing this book will change the way you view movies. This book will make an excellent supplement to film goers, film students, and film makers alike.
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The theories in this book will challenge you and illuminate all the stories and plots hidden within your favorite films. You'll never look at movies the same way again. Good read.
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This book will give you a whole new perspective when watching movies. It'll help you think more deeply about the sub plots in the movie and see the symbolism many movies have. It will also allow you to use movies to be able to relate to the Gospel in a different perspective yet maintaining its original message. As well as a way to teach others about the Gospel by using popular movies in today's world. A great read!
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Chester Branch takes his considerable credentials and puts them to good use in applying his film expertise and Christian knowledge to the teasing out of deeper meaning and subtext in a variety of popular American films. A must read for anyone interested in understanding and analyzing cinema.
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