Divine Film Comedies : Biblical Narratives, Film Sub-Genres, and the Comic Spirit, Paperback / softback Book


Divine Film Comedies creates a meaningful dialogue between stories in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament and comedies spanning the history of film.

The text lies at the intersection of three disciplines: humor/comedy studies, film studies, and theology.

Drawing on films from the silent era to the 21st century, the book highlights parallels between comedic sub-genres and sacred narratives, parables, and proverbs, illuminating a path to seeing and understanding both Scripture and film through a comic lens.

The book will be of interest to students and scholars of theology and film, media, and communications.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 212 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9781138956131



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