Discovering World Religions at 24 Frames Per SecondeBook - 2008
Traditionally, university students have gained access to world religions by reading primary texts. Discovering World Religions at 24 Frames Per Second takes students beyond the written page, offering an exploration of the same religious traditions through the study of feature films. The many definitions of religion are examined along with its various components, including doctrine, myth, ethics, ritual, and symbol. Specific religious traditions, including Hinduism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, popular religion, and Shinto are examined. Biographical sketches of direct.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Alternative Title: Discovering world religions at twenty-four frames per second