Category Archives: Bresson, Robert

Knud Ejler Løgstrup: The sovereign expressions of life

Knud Ejler Løgstrup (1905-1981) was a Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion at the University of Aarhus in Denmark.  He is probably the most important Danish philosopher since Kierkegaard.  Løgstrup’s best known book, Den etiske fordring (The Ethical Demand), … Continue reading

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Robert Bresson

Some comments of mine on films by Robert Bresson over at Arts & Faith.

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My comments about Andrei Rublev, the film (first cut)

I regard Andrei Rublev as the “film of films.”  I’ve seen, and own copies of, all seven of Tarkovsky’s feature-length films.  Of course, all seven are strikingly original and memorable, but I think that in Andrei Rublev, Tarkovsky has created … Continue reading

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–Do I have to watch this film? –Yes, it’s good for you.

[… continued from the last post …] In The Modern Theologians one of the chapters I looked at first is titled “Theology and Film,” because that’s a topic that really interests me (old habits die hard).  Author Jolyon Mitchell has … Continue reading

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