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Knockin' on heaven's door : the Bible and popular culture

Author: Roland Boer
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Series: Biblical limits.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on such diverse issues as pornography, heavy metal music and McDonald's hamburgers, this text offers a critical and interdisciplinary analysis of the relationship between biblical studies and contemporary culture.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Boer
ISBN: 0415194105 9780415194105 0415194113 9780415194112
OCLC Number: 40543305
Description: x, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: In debt to the Censor --
1. Queer heroes --
2. Cows with guns: Sadistic hegemony, Hitchcock and biblical dismemberment --
3. Night sprinkle(s): Pornography and the Song of Songs --
4. Stolen water is sweeter, stolen bread tastes better: On representing sex workers --
5. Ezekiel's axl, or, anarchism and ecstasy --
6. Pawing through garbage: On the dialectics of dystopia in Lamentations and the Strugatsky brothers --
7. Graves of craving: Fast food, or, manna and McDonald's --
Postscript: The exploding elephant.
Series Title: Biblical limits.
Other Titles: Knocking on heaven's door
Responsibility: Roland Boer.
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