Sunday, December 2, 2012

God on the Streets of Gotham: What the Big Screen Batman Can Teach Us about God and Ourselves

By Paul Asay

God on the Streets of Gotham: What the Big Screen Batman Can Teach Us about God and Ourselves

Description

What do God and the Caped Crusader have in common? While Batman is a secular superhero patrolling the fictional streets of Gotham City, the Caped Crusader is one whose story creates multiple opportunities for believers to talk about the redemptive spiritual truths of Christianity. While the book touches on Batman’s many incarnations over the last 70 years in print, on television, and at the local Cineplex for the enjoyment of Batman fans everywhere, it primarily focuses on Christopher Nolan’s two wildly popular and critically acclaimed movies—movies that not only introduced a new generation to a darker Batman, but are also loaded with spiritual meaning and redemptive metaphors.

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