Holy Superheroes!: Exploring Faith & Spirituality in Comic Books

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Piņon Press, 2005 - Religion - 191 pages
3 Reviews
Pulitzer-prize nominee and English professor Garrett explores the deeper side of comic books--and the motion pictures they inspire--for the lessons they can teach readers about faith, justice, and redemption.

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User Review  - ryvre - LibraryThing

Holy Superheroes is a quick read. It presents a lot of intriguing ideas, but it tends to ramble, and it doesn't explore anything in depth. Toward the end, it gets a little preachy for my tastes. Read full review

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Very disappointed in his PC unitarian approach to spirituality. Read full review

Contents

Foreword
9
Acknowledgments
15
The End of Violence
147
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Brennan Manning spent his life and ministry helping others experience the unconditional love of Jesus Christ. A recovering alcoholic and former Franciscan priest, his own spiritual journey took him down a variety of paths, all of them leading to the profound reality of God's irresistible grace. His ministry responsibilities varied greatly -- from teacher, to minister to the poor, to solidary reflective. As a writer, Brennan Manning is best known as the author of the contemporary classics, The Ragamuffin Gospel, Abba's Child, Ruthless Trust, The Importance of Being Foolish, Patched Together, and The Furious Longing of God.

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