TITLE

Crimes and Misdemeanors: The effects of sin

AUTHOR(S)
Baumgaertner, Jill Pelaez
PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Christian Century;5/15/96, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p550
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses moral and religious issues raised in the film `Crimes and Misdemeanors' directed by Woody Allen. Plot of the film; Features of the film's view on human nature; Theological questions raised by the film.
ACCESSION #
9605216017

 

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