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Faith and choice in the works of Joss Whedon

Author: K Dale Koontz
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008.
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"This work examines a variety of Whedon's characters and discusses what can be learned from their struggles and discoveries regarding religion and belief"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koontz, K. Dale, 1968-
Faith and choice in the works of Joss Whedon.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008
(OCoLC)654148374
Named Person: Joss Whedon; Joss Whedon; Joss Whedon
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K Dale Koontz
ISBN: 9780786434763 0786434767
OCLC Number: 182656608
Description: x, 231 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Purpose: The Road to Damascus --
1. What's a Key Without a Lock?: Dawn and the Promise of Purpose --
2. Growing After Death: Angel, Spike and the Evolution of the Soul --
pt. 2. Family: A Place at the Table --
3. Coming Apart, but Moving Forward: Magic Twins and Older Sisters in Fray --
4. A Family of Believers, Just Not in the Same Thing: Faith in the Firefly Family --
pt. 3. Redemption: The Past Is Not a Prison --
5. The One That Almost Got Away: Doyle and the Fish Story --
6. "I Got No Rudder": Navigating the Sea of Faith with Malcolm Reynolds --
7. The Depth of Shadows: Redemption and Doubt in Shepherd Book --
8. Prodigal Daughter: Faith and Homecoming --
pt. 4. Zealotry: Blood and Fire.
Responsibility: K. Dale Koontz.
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