Jesus in Film
This course explores the portrayal of Jesus in modern film. By viewing representative films and film-clips in conjunction with selected readings, the course analyzes and assesses the cinematic depiction of Jesus in light of modern Biblical scholarship and the historical record found in the New Testament Gospels and other literature. The course will also foster a critical awareness of how Jesus films influence viewers' perceptions about Jesus and the early Jesus movement. (T) (lec 3) cr 3.