Time and Relative Dimension in Faith Paperback
Religion and Doctor Who
by Andrew Crome; James McGrath;
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Time and Relative Dimension in Faith
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Their analyses - all written in an accessible but academically-thorough style - reveal that examining religion in a long-running series such as Doctor Who can contribute to a number of key debates within faith communities and religious history. Most importantly, it provides another way of looking at why Doctor Who continues to inspire, to engage and to excite generations of passionate fans, whatever their position on faith. The contributors are drawn from the UK, the USA and Australia, and their approaches are similarly diverse. Chapters have been written by film scholars and sociologists; theologians and historians; rhetoricians, philosophers and anthropologists. Some write from the perspective of a particular faith or belief; some write from the perspective of no religious belief. All, however, demonstrate a solid knowledge of and affection for the brilliance of Doctor Who.
Chapter titles: 'Why Time Lords do not live forever'; 'Pushing the Protest Button: Doctor Who's Anti-Authoritarian Ethic'; 'Divine and Human Nature: incarnation and kenosis in Doctor Who'; 'Breaking the Faiths in "The Curse of Fenric" and 'The God Complex"'; 'The Doctor Working on God's Time: Kairos and Intervention in "The Waters of Mars" and "A Christmas Carol"'; '"You're this Doctor's companion. What exactly do you do for him? Why does he need you?": Doctor Who, Liminality and Martha the Apostle'; '"Humany-Wumany": Humanity vs. Human in Doctor Who'; 'The Monstrous and the Divine in Doctor Who: The Role of Christian Imagery in Russell T.
Davies's Doctor Who Revival'; '"With proof, you don't have to believe": Doctor Who and the Celestials'; '"Her Brain was full of Superstitious Nonsense": Modernism and the Failure of the Divine in Doctor Who'; 'Religion in Doctor Who: Cult Ethics'; 'Mediating Between the Scientific and the Spiritual in Doctor Who'; 'Karma, Conditionality, and Clinging to the Self: The Tennant Years as Seen Through a Tibetan Buddhist Lens'; '"There never was a Golden Age": Doctor Who and the Apocalypse'; 'Qui Quae Quod: Doctor Who and the History of Magic'; 'The Church Militant? The Church of England, humanity and the future in Doctor Who'; 'Bigger on the Inside? Doctoring the Concept of "Religion or Belief" under English Law'; '"Something Woolly and Fuzzy": The Representation of Religion in the Big Finish Doctor Who Audio Adventures'; 'Doctoring the Doctor: Midrashic Adventures in Text and Space'.
Time and Relative Dimension in Faith by Andrew Crome; James McGrath was published by Dalton Longman Todd Publishers in October 2013 and is our 39657th best seller. The ISBN for Time and Relative Dimension in Faith is 9780232530216.
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Time And Relative Dimensions In FaithMelanie Carroll, via The Good Book Stall
Sociologists, theologians, philosophers and more come together to give bitesize chapters that deal with the underlying issues of faith that can be found in episodes and ideas found within the Doctor Who series and meta-narratives. There are some excellent and interesting studies here, and not just for Doctor Who fans but for any who are interested in how faith finds its reflection in the modern media zeitgeist.
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|Author / Artist||Andrew Crome; James McGrath|
|Publisher||Dalton Longman Todd Publishers (October 2013)|
|Number of Pages||368|
|Page last updated||17th August 2017|