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Oropeza, B. J. (Hg.): The Gospel According to Superheroes. Religion and Popular Culture. New York [etc.]: Peter Lang, 2005. (295 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-0-8204-7422-9
BibTeX citation key: Oropeza2005
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Categories: General
Keywords: Collection of essays, Religion, Superhero
Creators: Oropeza
Publisher: Peter Lang (New York [etc.])
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“The Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Popular Culture” offers an intriguing look at superheroes in light of the spiritual and mythological roles they play in our lives. B.J. Oropeza takes you through the adventuresome quest of three comic book eras as you read about the popular narratives of superheroes such as Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, X-Men, Hulk, Wonder Woman, the Fantastic Four, sci-fi film heroes, pulp heroes, antiheroes, and more. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in viewing the superheroes as both sinners and saints instead of mere good guys taking on the forces of evil.
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