Online Articles

Roy M. Anker, “Lights, Camera, Jesus: Hollywood looks at itself in the mirror of the Messiah”, (posted 12 May 2000).

Peter T. Chattaway, “Jesus at the Movies”, Books and Culture March/April 2000, pp. 10-14

Mark Goodacre, “Do You Think You’re What They Say You Are? Reflections on Jesus Christ Superstar”, Journal of Religion and Film Vol. 3, Number 2 (Fall 1999).

David B. Howell, “Screening the Temptation: Interpretation and Indeterminacy in Cinematic Transformations of a Gospel Story”, Journal of Religion and Film Vol. 11, Number 2 (October 2007).

Carol Iannone, “The Last Temptation Reconsidered” First Things 60 (February 1996), pp. 50-54

Bill Jenkins, “Jesus Christ, Superstar? Why the Gospels Don’t Make Good Movies”, Journal of Religion and Film Vol. 12, Number 2 (October 2008).

David Landry, “God in the Details: The Cleansing of the Temple in Four Jesus Films”, Journal of Religion and Film Vol. 13, Number 2 (October 2009).

Matthew McEver, “The Messianic Figure in Film: Christology Beyond the Biblical Epic”, Journal of Religion and Film Vol. 2, Number 2 (October 2008).

Kim Paffenroth, “Film Depictions of Judas”, Journal of Religion and Film Vol. 5, No. 2 October 2001

Jon Rainey, “Cinematic Savior: Jesus Films and Related Literature,” Theological Librarianship 3/2 (2010): 22-26

Adele Reinhartz, “Jesus in Film: Hollywood Perspectives on the Jewishness of Jesus”, Journal of Religion and Film Vol. 2, Number 2 (Fall 1998)

Jeffrey Staley, “The Crucifixion of Jesus in Film and in the Gospels,” SBL Teaching the Bible: An E-Newsletter for Public School Teachers of the Bible, September 2010

Jeffrey Staley, “Resurrection Dysfunction, or One Hundred Years of Cinematic Attempts at Raising a Stiff (Jn 11:1-46),” in Stephen Moore and Tom Thatcher (eds.), Anatomies of the Fourth Gospel. Resources in Biblical Studies (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 2008)

William Telford, “Images of Christ in the Cinema”, lecture (with film synopsis and bibliography) given at New College, University of Edinburgh, July 1997

Sweet Jesus!
Director Paul Verhoeven discusses the life of Jesus on film; an article in the February 26-March 4 1998 issue of the Sonoma County Independent.

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