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Description - The Lure of the Dark Side by Christopher H. Partridge

Demons, devils, spirits and vampires are present throughout popular Western culture in film, music and literature. Their religious significance has only recently begun to be explored. 'The Lure of the Darkside' brings together the work of some of the most important and creative scholars in the field of Biblical and Religious Studies. The essays explore demonology in popular culture from a range of perspectives: Satanism within contemporary music; the relationship between hymn and horror film; the career of Hannibal Lecter; the portrayal of Satan in films about Christ; and spiritual perversion in the Harry Potter Stories. This fresh and ground-breaking volume will be of interest to students of religious studies and theology, as well as literary and popular culture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845533090
ISBN-10: 1845533097
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Equinox Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher H. Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Contemporary Religion and Co-director of the Research Centre for Religion and Popular Culture at the University of Chester. He is co-editor of the journal Fieldwork in Religion, author of The Re-Enchantment of the West, 2 volumes (2004-2006) and the co-editor of the series Studies in Popular Music (Equinox). He is the editor of several volumes on new religious belief in the contemporary world, including The World's Religions (2005), Encyclopedia of New Religions (2004), UFO Religions (2003), Mysticisms East and West (with Theodore Gabriel - 2003), and Fundamentalisms (2001).Eric Christianson is Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies at the University of Chester. He has recently published a commentary on the cultural reception history of the book of Ecclesiastes (Blackwell) and co-edited a volume of essays entitled Cinema Divinite: Religion, Theology and the Bible in Film (SCM).

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