The Resource Reading is believing : the Christian faith through literature and film, David S. Cunningham., (ebook)

Reading is believing : the Christian faith through literature and film, David S. Cunningham., (ebook)

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Reading is believing : the Christian faith through literature and film
Title
Reading is believing
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the Christian faith through literature and film
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David S. Cunningham.
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Language
eng
Summary
In this fascinating and fresh look at the Apostles' Creed, David Cunningham argues that reading fiction and film can lead Christians to a deeper, more precise, and more experiential knowledge of their faith. Drawing on novels, plays, and films by the likes of Dickens, Shakespeare, P. D. James, and Graham Greene, Cunningham discusses the Apostles' Creed in detail, using one primary text to illuminate each article. Cunningham begins with a brief history of the Christian creeds and their significance. In addition to plot summaries, each chapter includes discussion questions addressing the relationship between literature and faith and concludes with a works cited list and a list for further reading. This book will delight Christians who want to better understand the creeds and basic doctrinal confessions of the Christian faith. While academics, theologians, and literature and film aficionados will celebrate Cunningham's keen literary and theological insights, the book is equally readable for those with little background in these fields of study. Reading Is Believing is an ideal text for Christian education classes, adult Sunday school, and church-based book clubs. It will serve well as a text in theology courses, as well as various courses in the humanities, ethics, and cultural and religious studies
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Midwest
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1961-
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Cunningham, David S.
Dewey number
809/.933823811
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Christianity and literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Reading is believing : the Christian faith through literature and film, David S. Cunningham., (ebook)
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781441239099
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT11475418
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remote
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MWT11475418
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Reading is believing : the Christian faith through literature and film, David S. Cunningham., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781441239099
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11475418
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT11475418
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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