Textbooks How to Survive the Apocalypse Mobi Read Apps Download Incisive insights into contemporary pop culture and its apocalyptic bent The world is going to hell. Hand of ♚Robert Joustra ,Alissa Wilkinson ♚ So begins this book, pointing to the prevalence of apocalypse — cataclysmic destruction and nightmarish end-of-the-world scenarios — in contemporary entertainment. Hand of ♚Robert Joustra ,Alissa Wilkinson ♚ In How to Survive the Apocalypse Robert Joustra and Alissa Wilkinson examine a number of popular stories — from the Cylons in Battlestar Galactica to the purging of innocence in Game of Thrones to the hordes of zombies in The Walking Dead — and argue that such apocalyptic stories reveal a lot about us here and now, about how we conceive of our life together, including some of our deepest tensions and anxieties. Hand of ♚Robert Joustra ,Alissa Wilkinson ♚ Besides analyzing the dsytopian shift in popular culture, Joustra and Wilkinson also suggest how Christians can live faithfully and with integrity in such a cultural context.
- Author≣Robert Joustra ,Alissa Wilkinson _Books
- Publisher≣Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
- ISBN 10≣0802872719
- ISBN 13≣9780802872715