The hidden Jesus within popular films : Christ-figures as sacred subtexts

  title={The hidden Jesus within popular films : Christ-figures as sacred subtexts},
  author={Anton Karl Kozlovic},
Jesus films abound, but less appreciated are the numerous hidden Jesus characters built into popular films, the Christ-figures. Although their existence, re-discovery and crafting is an ever-burgeoning area of academic religious discourse, Christfigures are frequently ignored by critics, unappreciated by film fans, or resisted by religionists and anti-religionists alike for a variety of unwholesome reasons. Using textually based, humanist film criticism as the analytical lens, a brief survey of… 
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