Transcendence: Religion and Film
Transcendence in Cinema
Consider the history and nature of transcendence in cinema, it's operation in particular films, and the permutations of relationships between transcendence/spirituality and film.
Explore and further articulate their personal paradigm of transcendence and film especially in its operation in specific cinematic texts.
Develop "experimental criticism" skills (as identified by C.S. Lewis), examining a text's impact on spectators and its relationship to the intent of its creators.
Establish familiarity with the some of the scholarly literature on religion/values and film.