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Religion And Science Fiction, James F. Mcgrath Apr 2016

Religion And Science Fiction, James F. Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

As announced by its title, this multidisciplinary book focuses on the intersection between religion and science fiction. Several perspectives are addressed by scholars from different disciplines: theology, literature, history, music, and anthropology. Thus, gathering a range of distinct voices and approaches, this work edited by James F. McGrath shows how multifaceted and multicultural the science's fiction treatment of religion is.


Religion’S Future And The Future’S Religions Through The Lens Of Science Fiction, James Mcgrath Feb 2015

Religion’S Future And The Future’S Religions Through The Lens Of Science Fiction, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

While most scholarship in religious studies focuses on the past and present, the study of what the future may hold in store for religion deserves attention. Studying the treatment of religious themes and characters in science fiction provides one way of accomplishing this objective. From the possibility of time travel to key events in the history of religion, to the possibility of acquiring godlike attributes by technological or other futuristic means, science fiction regularly touches on topics such as the nature and universality of truth or the nature of personhood and of divinity in ways that can be deeply theological ...


Review Of The Paraphrase Of Shem (Nh Vii,1): Introduction, Translation And Commentary, James Mcgrath Jan 2012

Review Of The Paraphrase Of Shem (Nh Vii,1): Introduction, Translation And Commentary, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Article reviews the book "The Paraphrase of Shem (NH VII,1): Introduction, Translation and Commentary," by Michel Roberge.


Review Of Jesus, Gnosis And Dogma, James Mcgrath Oct 2011

Review Of Jesus, Gnosis And Dogma, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Article reviews the book "Jesus, Gnosis and Dogma" by Riemer Roukema.


Review Of The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, And Diversity In Early Christianity, James Mcgrath Aug 2011

Review Of The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, And Diversity In Early Christianity, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Article reviews the book "The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, and Diversity in Early Christianity" by David Brakke


Review Of Nalo Hopkinson And Uppinder Mehan, Editors, So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction And Fantasy, James Mcgrath Dec 2010

Review Of Nalo Hopkinson And Uppinder Mehan, Editors, So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction And Fantasy, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Article reviews the book So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction and Fantasy.


Biblioblogging Our Matrix: Exploring The Potential And Perplexities Of Academic Blogging, James Mcgrath Dec 2009

Biblioblogging Our Matrix: Exploring The Potential And Perplexities Of Academic Blogging, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

The phenomenon of "biblioblogging" has not only brought Biblical studies into close contact with popular new media and modes of communication, but also regularly brings the public and private, the peer-reviewed and the popular, into close proximity with one another. This article explores some of the reasons why an increasing number of academics in Biblical studies blog, as well as some of the ways in which blogging can serve the needs of the academy


Written Islands In An Oral Stream, James Mcgrath Dec 2008

Written Islands In An Oral Stream, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Note: full-text not available due to publisher restrictions. Link takes you to an external site where you can purchase the book or borrow it from a local library.


"Destroy This Temple": Issues Of History In John 2, James Mcgrath Dec 2008

"Destroy This Temple": Issues Of History In John 2, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Note: full-text not available due to publisher restrictions. Link takes you to an external site where you can purchase the book or borrow it from a local library.


Review Of Ancient Gnosticism: Traditions And Literature, James Mcgrath Jun 2008

Review Of Ancient Gnosticism: Traditions And Literature, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Article reviews the book "Ancient Gnosticism: Traditions and Literature," by Birger A. Pearson.


Jesus As False Prophet, James Mcgrath Dec 2007

Jesus As False Prophet, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Note: full-text not available due to publisher restrictions. Link takes you to an external site where you can purchase the book or borrow it from a local library.


Review Of The Mutilation Of Mark’S Gospel, James Mcgrath Dec 2005

Review Of The Mutilation Of Mark’S Gospel, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Article reviews the book "The Mutilation of Mark’s Gospel," by N. Clayton Croy.


Neo: Messianic Superhero Of The Matrix, James Mcgrath Dec 2004

Neo: Messianic Superhero Of The Matrix, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Exploration of religious (and more specifically Messianic) themes in the Matrix movies. Note: Link is to the catalog entry in WorldCat's catalog. Please see your local librarian for assistance in borrowing this item via interlibrary loan.


“Early Jewish And Christian Monotheism: A Select Bibliography, James Mcgrath Dec 2003

“Early Jewish And Christian Monotheism: A Select Bibliography, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Note: full-text not available due to publisher restrictions. Link takes you to an external site where you can purchase the book or borrow it from a local library.


Conflicting Visions Of The Real: Christianity, Buddhism & Baudrillard In The Matrix Films And Popular Culture, James Mcgrath Dec 2003

Conflicting Visions Of The Real: Christianity, Buddhism & Baudrillard In The Matrix Films And Popular Culture, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

James McGrath's contribution to the proceedings of the first global conference of the Cyberworlds, Virtual Reality project, which took place from Monday 11 August - Wednesday 13 August 2003, in Prague, as part of the At the Interface conference series.


'A Glutton And A Drunkard’? What Would Jesus Drink?, James Mcgrath Dec 2003

'A Glutton And A Drunkard’? What Would Jesus Drink?, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

No abstract available. Note: Link is to the catalog entry in WorldCat's catalog. Please see your local librarian for assistance in borrowing this item via interlibrary loan.


Religion, But Not As We Know It: Spirituality And Sci-Fi, James Mcgrath Dec 2001

Religion, But Not As We Know It: Spirituality And Sci-Fi, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

No abstract available. Note: Link is to the catalog entry in Butler University's catalog. Users not affiliated with Butler University should check WorldCat (http://www.worldcat.org) for this item in local libraries.


Christology On Two Fronts: A New Testament Model For 'Doing' Christology In A Pluralistic Context, James Mcgrath Dec 1998

Christology On Two Fronts: A New Testament Model For 'Doing' Christology In A Pluralistic Context, James Mcgrath

James F. McGrath

Explores religious pluralism for doing Christology in the New Testament section of the `Bible.' Corollaries on the emergence of Christianity; How Paul expressed and used the idea of being in Christ; Interaction between fidelity to tradition and relevance to contemporary context in Acts 17; Aim of the Fourth Gospel written by John. Note: Link is to the article in a subscription database available to users affiliated with Butler University. Appropriate login information will be required for access. Users not affiliated with Butler University should contact their local librarian for assistance in locating a copy of this article.