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Toying with God : the world of religious games and dolls

Author: Nikki Bado-Fralick; Rebecca Sachs Norris
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2010.
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"Written with verve and a healthy dollop of humor, Toying with God examines the sometimes zany world of religious games and dolls, from pre-history to today. Packed with examples that add immeasurably to readers' knowledge of religious trivia, this entertaining romp is an insightful reflection upon one of the more curious intersections of popular culture and spirituality. Have we humans blended fun with spirituality  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Bado-Fralick; Rebecca Sachs Norris
ISBN: 9781602581814 1602581819
OCLC Number: 318878819
Description: xvi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Let the games begin --
Welcome to the dollhouse --
Holy commerce, Batman! --
Are we having fun yet? --
Ritualizing playfulness --
Conclusion: Game over.
Responsibility: Nikki Bado-Fralick and Rebecca Sachs Norris.

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