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The Zombie Gospel

The Walking Dead and What It Means to Be Human
  • By Danielle J. Strickland
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What can zombies teach us about the gospel? The hit show The Walking Dead is set in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by mindless zombies. The characters have one goal: survive at all costs. At first glance there doesn't seem to be much the show can teach us about God or ourselves. Or is there? Author and speaker Danielle Strickland didn't expect to be drawn to a show about zombies, but she was surprised by the spiritual themes the show considers. In The Zombie Gospel she explores the ways that The Walking Dead can help us think about survival, community, consumerism, social justice, and the resurrection life of Jesus. After all, in the gospel God raises up a new humanity--a humanity resuscitated and reanimated by the new life of the Holy Spirit. Fans of the show will resonate with the book's exploration of spiritual themes, and can follow along with the episode discussion guide included within. And even if you haven't yet encountered The Walking Dead, you may be surprised to find another, greater story within the show's story.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780830843893
    • Manufacturer: IVP Books
    • ISBN 13: 9780830843893
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2017
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Danielle J. Strickland
    • Width: 5.00 inches
    • Height: 0.25 inches
    • Length: 7.00 inches
    • Weight: 0.27 pounds
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