The Gospel According to Star Wars, Second Edition: Faith, Hope, and the Force (Paperback)

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In a new and updated version of this best-selling book, John McDowell explores the many spiritual themes that weave throughout the Star Wars films. From the Force to the dark side, the issues discussed in the films have a moral and spiritual complexity that, if paid attention to, can help us better understand our place in the world and our relation to others and to God. George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, did not intend for his films to be mere entertainment, McDowell argues. Rather, he hoped his films would be used as a vehicle for moral education.

This new version has been thoroughly revised to include discussion of The Force Awakens and other new developments in the Star Wars universe.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780664262839
ISBN-10: 066426283X
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: September 7th, 2017
Pages: 254
Language: English