RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 62430760 LA English T1 Dark matter : shedding light on Philip Pullman's trilogy His dark materials A1 Watkins, Tony,, PB InterVarsity Press PP Downers Grove, IL YR 2006 SN 083083379X 9780830833795 AB ""My books are about killing God." So declares Philip Pullman. Appealing to millions of children and adults alike, Pullman's books create a universe in which the church is the enemy and God is the master villain. Cultural analyst Tony Watkins offers an evenhanded and appreciative critique of Philip Pullman's books, exploring their religious and scientific underpinnings and highlighting their cultural and spiritual significance. Interacting deeply with Pullman's published writings and providing exclusive interview material, Watkins sheds light and insight on the worldview of one of today's most influential fantasy novelists."--Jacket.