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Shining Glory: Theological Reflections on Terrence Malicks Tree of Life Paperback – August 6, 2013
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A very helpful, meditative guide and exploration of the complexity, wonders, and depths of Malick's remarkable Tree of Life.
--Roy Anker, Professor of English, Calvin College
Peter Leithart has provided a great service by approaching this film of Terrence Malick--America's greatest filmmaker, and perhaps the greatest of his time--with the seriousness it merits, and by considering it in light of the religious and metaphysical themes it so beautifully and so mysteriously explores. I hope this book is the first of many such treatments.
--David Bentley Hart, author of The Experience of God --Wipf and Stock Publishers
About the Author
Peter J. Leithart is President of Trinity House, a study center in Birmingham, Alabama, and an adjunct Senior Fellow at New St. Andrews College, Moscow, Idaho.