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First Impressions #102: Birgit Meyer on Ghana’s Hollywood

First Impressions #102: Birgit Meyer on Ghana’s Hollywood

David M. Krueger March 17, 2017 0

Christianity has greatly shaped popular filmmaking in Ghana. Kristian Petersen talks with Birgit Meyer, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Utrecht, about her new book Sensational Movies: Video, Vision, and Christianity in

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MRBlog | Two Reviews of Risen (2016)

MRBlog | Two Reviews of Risen (2016)

Sarah Rollens February 18, 2016 0

Religious Studies professors at my institution (Rhodes College) were recently offered tickets to an advanced screening of Risen (Sony 2016). My colleague and I wrote the following two reviews afterward. Warning: there are many spoilers!

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First Impressions #44: Ranen Omer-Sherman

First Impressions #44: Ranen Omer-Sherman

David M. Krueger August 11, 2015 0

Dave Krueger talks with Ranen Omer-Sherman about his new book Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia in Literature and Film. Omer-Sherman is the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence Chair of Judaic Studies at the

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Nathan Abrams

Directions in the Study of Religion: Nathan Abrams

Kristian Petersen August 11, 2015 0

Kristian Petersen talks with Nathan Abrams, Professor at Bangor University and member of the Advisory Board of MRB, about Jews, Jewishness, and Judaism in Film

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