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Holy Superheroes! Revised and Expanded Edition

Greg Garrett

Holy Superheroes! Revised and Expanded Edition

Greg Garrett

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Spider-Man. Batman. The X-Men. The Fantastic Four. Comic books and the characters they have spawned have become twenty-first-century mythology. Greg Garrett helps us see the profound depth that can be found in the glossy, fast-paced, and often violent world of comics, graphic novels, and the films they inspire.Holy Superheroes!provides extensive discussions of some of our most beloved comic heroes and concludes with an appendix of twenty-five comics and graphic novels for discussion of spirituality and comics.



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About "Holy Superheroes! Revised and Expanded Edition"

Spider-Man. Batman. The X-Men. The Fantastic Four. Comic books and the characters they have spawned have become twenty-first-century mythology. Greg Garrett helps us see the profound depth that can be found in the glossy, fast-paced, and often violent world of comics, graphic novels, and the films they inspire.Holy Superheroes!provides extensive discussions of some of our most beloved comic heroes and concludes with an appendix of twenty-five comics and graphic novels for discussion of spirituality and comics.


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Meet the Author

Greg Garrett

Greg Garrett (Ph.D., Oklahoma State University) is the author of the critically-acclaimed novels, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Free Bird, and Cycling, the memoir Crossing Myself,and non-fiction books including Holy Superheroes!; The Gospel Reloaded (with Chris Seay), and The Gospel According to Hollywood.

He is professor of English at Baylor University and writer in residence at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest. He directs Art & Soul, a nationally recognized festival of religion and the arts, at Baylor University. He has provided the translation for Mark and Hebrews in The Voice, a post-modern translation of Scripture.

Most recently he has authored We Get to Carry Each Other:The Gospel according to U2; Stories from the Edge: A Theology of Grief; No Idea: entrusting your journey to a God who knows and Shame.

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  • Catalogue Code 281602
  • Product Code 9780664231910
  • ISBN 0664231918
  • EAN 9780664231910
  • Pages 216
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jan 2008
  • Dimensions 216 x 146 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.209kg

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