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Books on the intersection between religion and culture, including literature, art, design, film and television.

The Collar

The Collar:

Reading Christian Ministry in Fiction, Television, and Film

By Sue Sorensen

An engaging analysis of the portrayal of Christian clergy in the arts, and how cultural perceptions shape popular understanding of the ministry.

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ISBN: 9780718842765
A Complete Identity

A Complete Identity:

The Youthful Hero in the Work of G.A. Henty and George MacDonald

By R.E. Johnson

An examination of the hero figure in two Victorian authors of children's literature and the complexity of their engagement with the ideologies of the time.

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ISBN: 9780718893590
$35.00

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ISBN: 9780718842710
Dance and the Christian Faith

Dance and the Christian Faith:

A Form of Knowing

By Martin Blogg

An exploration of how dance can be a form of religious expression in the Christian church, written by a professional dance educator.

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ISBN: 9780718892494
$32.00
Dictionary of Christian Art

Dictionary of Christian Art

By Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

A comprehensive reference of over 1000 entries, from Aaron to Zucchetto, explaining the major symbols and subjects from 2000 years of Christian art.

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ISBN: 9780718829322
$34.00
The Divine Drama

The Divine Drama:

The Old Testament as Literature

By John Dancy

The restoration of the literature of the Old Testament to a general readership, combining insightful commentary with extracts of artistic and dramatic interest.

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ISBN: 9780718829872
$34.00
Dostoevsky

Dostoevsky:

A Theological Engagement

By P.H. Brazier

An insightful study of the theological and eschatological themes at the core of the work of the great Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky.

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ISBN: 9780718895365
$27.00

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ISBN: 9780718847630
Encountering ETI

Encountering ETI:

Aliens in Avatar and the Americas

By John Hart

An exploration of the spiritual dimensions of the possibilities of alien contact, and the implications for how we treat our own planet and each other.

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ISBN: 9780718893972
$33.00

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ISBN: 9780718843892

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ISBN: 9780718843908
Espying Heaven

Espying Heaven:

The Stained Glass of Charles Eamer Kempe and his Artists

By Adrian Barlow

A lavishly-illustrated exploration of the work of the Victorian church artist Charles Eamer Kempe and the team of artists he led and inspired.

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ISBN: 9780718894641
$30.00

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ISBN: 9780718845322

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ISBN: 9780718845339
$24.80
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ISBN: 9780718845315
Facing the Fiend

Facing the Fiend:

Satan as a Literary Character

By Eva Marta Baillie

An examination of the literary manifestations of the character of Satan, suggesting that he is best understood through a narrative role in myth and story.

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ISBN: 9780718893545
$26.00

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ISBN: 9780718842666
For Services Rendered

For Services Rendered:

An Anthology in Thanksgiving for the Book of Common Prayer

By Norman Taylor

A unique anthology of writings from English literature about the Book of Common Prayer, interspersed with essays on the history and culture of the Prayer Book.

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ISBN: 9780718828776
$45.00
From Faith to Fun

From Faith to Fun:

The Secularisation of Humour

By Russell Heddendorf

An study of how secular humour challenges traditional religious thinking and how the Western culture of 'fun' debases the transcendent qualities of humour.

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ISBN: 9780718891862
$29.00

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ISBN: 9780718842871