The Power of Point of View

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Solving Samson’s Riddle – BRYAN NASH

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March 29, 2017

The stories of Samson are some of the most beloved of Scripture. For the person in the pew, reading about Samson’s flowing locks and Herculean strength is more entertaining than the latest attempts of Hollywood on the big screen. And for the moralistic preacher, the Samson cycle of the book of Judges is like a… Read More ›

Article on “The Bible and Interpretation” Website Addresses P.O.V. Crafting in Gen. 22 – GARY YAMASAKI

“The Bible and Interpretation” is a website which endeavors “to bring the latest news and information in the field of biblical studies to a wide readership and to contact scholars for comment and analysis,” and one of their recent articles includes coverage of point-of-view crafting in biblical narrative. The article focuses on the cinematic-story approach to analyzing biblical narrative… Read More ›

Insights from Filmmaking for Analyzing Biblical Narrative

This fall Fortress Press introduces its new series on Reading the Bible in the 21st Century.  Insights from Filmmaking for Analyzing Biblical Narrative by Gary Yamasaki is one of two inaugural offerings of this series. This volume develops an innovative approach to biblical narrative, exploring the way stories are treated in filmmaking, including point of view… Read More ›