By Vincent F. Rocchio
"Rocchio's cutting edge, not easy thesis is that Vatican II's undertaking is still unfinished: Catholicism by no means constructed a classy that conveys our 'mutuality with the divine.' putting works of movie and tv in discussion with either the insights of media critics and a meditation at the means of the pass, no different ebook so powerfully brings jointly aesthetic thought, media, and an intensive theology embracing the instance of that itinerant healer who walked with the poor."
--John Champagne, Professor of English, Penn country Erie, The Behrend College
"Vincent Rocchio hails from the hallways of media experiences, yet he obtained unfastened and wandered into the church. Thank God. His prognosis: the tradition computer (malls, markets, videos, and all of the relaxation) isn't profitable simply because theology is in need of yet as the church doesn't understand how to speak. He argues for a brand new Christian aesthetic as much as the duty of speaking the gospel, and he unearths it within the so much brilliant locations. an excellent book."
--David Toole, Duke University
Vincent F. Rocchio, PhD, is among the founding participants of the Ekklesia undertaking. He has taught at Dartmouth university, the school of the Holy go, and John Cabot collage in Rome. he's writer of Cinema of hysteria: A Psychoanalysis of Italian Neorealism and Reel Racism: Confronting Hollywood's development of Afro-American Culture.
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