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The Resource The Gospel according to superheroes : religion and pop culture, edited by B.J. Oropeza

The Gospel according to superheroes : religion and pop culture, edited by B.J. Oropeza

Label
The Gospel according to superheroes : religion and pop culture
Title
The Gospel according to superheroes
Title remainder
religion and pop culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by B.J. Oropeza
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.5/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6712
LC item number
.G67 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Oropeza, B. J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Comic books, strips, etc.
Label
The Gospel according to superheroes : religion and pop culture, edited by B.J. Oropeza
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Superman: a popular culture messiah / Ken Schenck -- The true Ubermensch: Batman as humanistic myth / C.K. Robertson -- Wonder Woman mythology: heroes from the ancient world and their progeny / Elizabeth J. Danna -- "Okay, Axis, here we come!" Camptain America and superhero teams from World War II and the Cold War / Robert G. Weiner -- Gods and fantastic mortals: the superheroes of Jack Kirby / Scott Rosen -- "Behold! The hero has become like one of us." The perfectly imperfect Spider-Man / B.J. Oropeza -- Running from or embracing the truth inside you? Bruce Banner and the Hulk as paradigm for the inner self / Robin J. Dugall -- The God-Man revised: Christology through the blank eyes of the Silver Surfer / B.J. Oropeza -- Mutants that are all too human: the X-Men, Magneto, and original sin / Tim Perry -- Superheroes in crisis: postmodern deconstruction and reconstruction in comics books and graphic novels / Thom Parham -- Pulp heroes in the shadow of God / Gregory Pepetone -- Superheroes in film and pop culture: silhouettes of redemption on the screen / Leo Partible -- Neo: messianic superhero of The Matrix / James F. McGrath -- Conclusion: superheroes in God's Image / B.J. Oropeza
Control code
58789922
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 295 pages
Isbn
9780820474229
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005007317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)58789922
Label
The Gospel according to superheroes : religion and pop culture, edited by B.J. Oropeza
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Superman: a popular culture messiah / Ken Schenck -- The true Ubermensch: Batman as humanistic myth / C.K. Robertson -- Wonder Woman mythology: heroes from the ancient world and their progeny / Elizabeth J. Danna -- "Okay, Axis, here we come!" Camptain America and superhero teams from World War II and the Cold War / Robert G. Weiner -- Gods and fantastic mortals: the superheroes of Jack Kirby / Scott Rosen -- "Behold! The hero has become like one of us." The perfectly imperfect Spider-Man / B.J. Oropeza -- Running from or embracing the truth inside you? Bruce Banner and the Hulk as paradigm for the inner self / Robin J. Dugall -- The God-Man revised: Christology through the blank eyes of the Silver Surfer / B.J. Oropeza -- Mutants that are all too human: the X-Men, Magneto, and original sin / Tim Perry -- Superheroes in crisis: postmodern deconstruction and reconstruction in comics books and graphic novels / Thom Parham -- Pulp heroes in the shadow of God / Gregory Pepetone -- Superheroes in film and pop culture: silhouettes of redemption on the screen / Leo Partible -- Neo: messianic superhero of The Matrix / James F. McGrath -- Conclusion: superheroes in God's Image / B.J. Oropeza
Control code
58789922
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 295 pages
Isbn
9780820474229
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005007317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)58789922

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