Halos and Avatars

Halos and Avatars

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Craig Detweiler's collection of up-to-the-minute essays on video games' theological themes (and yes, they do exist!) is an engaging and provocative book for gamers, parents, pastors, media scholars, and theologians--virtually anyone who has dared to consider the ramifications of modern society's obsession with video games and online media. Together, these essays take on an exploding genre in popular culture and interpret it through a refreshing and enlightening philosophical lens.6:20).32 Wii Are Holistic Following closely from the first theme, we determined that the Wii experience is not purely physical, but holistic. ... seem to associate the holistic experience afforded by the Wii with a more general desire for experiences that locate the mind within the body. Yet how might ... In a similar vein the Psalmist sings, a€œCreate in me a clean heart [i.e., the a#39;inner persona#39; or a#39; minda#39;]), O God, anbsp;...

Title:Halos and Avatars
Author:Craig Detweiler
Publisher:Westminster John Knox Press - 2010-01-25


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