By Gerard Loughlin
- Discusses numerous movies, together with the Alien quartet, Christopher Nolan’s keepsake, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: an area Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, Nicolas Roeg’s the guy Who Fell to Earth and Derek Jarman’s The Garden.
- Draws on quite a lot of authors, either historic and smooth, non secular and secular, from Plato to Levinas, from Karl Barth and Hans Urs von Balthasar to André Bazin and Leo Bersani.
- Uses cinema to contemplate the church as an ecclesiacinema, and movies to contemplate sexual wish as erotic dispossession, as a manner into the lifetime of God.
- Written from a significantly orthodox Christian point of view, right now either Catholic and critical.
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Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology (Challenges in Contemporary Theology) by Gerard Loughlin