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

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., May 18, 2012 - Religion - 240 pages
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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A Light Read on the Dark Knight

User Review  - Sapphire - Christianbook.com

I would recommend this book as either a way to introduce an unbeliever who really likes Batman to the basics of the Gospel (as the link between this and Batman may indeed show them that Christianity ... Read full review

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User Review  - nirrad - LibraryThing

I thought that this was a fun way to present the gospel and comparing it to the batman movies made it a fun read. I gained a few interesting insights to both batman and Jesus. Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
25
Chapter 3
45
Chapter 4
79
Chapter 5
97
Chapter 6
119
Chapter 7
141
Chapter 8
161
Chapter 9
181
Chapter 10
201
Acknowledgments
215
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