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God and Harry Potter at Yale
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Danielle Elizabeth Tumminio
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-01 - Publisher:

Who would have believed it? Studying Harry Potter at Yale University? To learn about Christian theology? But it happened 'God and Harry Potter at Yale' is the story of the controversial course, 'Harry Potter and Christian Theology, ' its teacher, the Rev. Danielle Tumminio, and what she taught and learned
From Here to Hogwarts
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Christopher E. Bell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-12 - Publisher: McFarland

The social relations, societal structures and existential conundrums in the world of Harry Potter novels reflect our own. When the authoritarianism of Hogwarts falls upon Harry, it is an echo of disciplinary practices in real-world high schools. The economic inequities of the wizarding world mirror those of modern societies. The
God and Popular Culture: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Entertainment Industry's Most Influential Figure [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 628
Authors: Stephen Butler Murray, Aimée Upjohn Light
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-11 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This contributed two-volume work tackles a fascinating topic: how and why God plays a central role in the modern world and profoundly influences politics, art, culture, and our moral reflection—even for nonbelievers. • Supplies a broad conception of "God" that provides readers with a fuller and more accurate portrait of
Stories about Stories
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Brian Attebery
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The first comprehensive study of fantasy's uses of myth, this book offers insights into the genre's popularity and cultural importance. Combining history, folklore, and narrative theory, Attebery's study explores familiar and forgotten fantasies and shows how the genre is also an arena for negotiating new relationships with traditional tales.
Evangelical Christians and Popular Culture: Pop Goes the Gospel [3 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 979
Authors: Robert H. Woods Jr.
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-09 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This three-volume collection demonstrates the depth and breadth of evangelical Christians' consumption, critique, and creation of popular culture, and how evangelical Christians are both influenced by—and influence—mainstream popular culture, covering comic books to movies to social media.