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Steve Humphries-Brooks Ph.D.

Professor of Religious Studies

Contact: sbrooks@hamilton.edu

Teaching and research interests include literary and social-historical criticism of the Gospels, religion in film, early Christian mysticism, theories and methods for the study of religion. Humphries-Brooks' early research and publication concentrated on the Gospel of Matthew. His most recent book, Cinematic Savior: Hollywood's Making of the American Christ (Praeger, 2006) examines how the life of Jesus has been portrayed in mainstream films. His current book project, Raging Gods, also a class—RelSt 421—discusses the contributions of Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese to the religious culture in American Film.



Topics: Da Vinci Code,Depiction of Jesus Christ,Early Christian literature,Paganism
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