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By S. Brent Plate,David Jasper

Imag(in)ing Otherness explores relationships among movie and faith, aesthetics and ethics. the quantity examines those relationships via viewing how otherness is imaged in movie and the way otherness alternately will be imagined. Drawing from numerous movies from differing spiritual perspectives--including Chan Buddhism, Hinduism, local American religions, Christianity, and Judaism--the essays accrued during this quantity research the actual difficulties of "living jointly" whilst confronted with the tensions introduced out during the otherness of differing sexualities, ethnicities, genders, religions, cultures, and families.

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