Volume 24, Number 2, Summmer 2012

Table of Contents

Articles

The Combat Myth and the Gospel's Apocalypse in the Harry Potter Series: Subversion of a Supposed Existential Given

pp. 183-200
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The Humorous Reproduction of Religious Prejudice: "Cults" and Religious Humour in The Simpsons, South Park, and King of the Hill

pp. 201-216
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Narrating Armageddon: Antichrist Films and the Critique of Late Modernity

pp. 217-229
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The Horror of (a) Playing God: Job's Nightmare and Michael Haneke's Funny Games

pp. 230-246
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Hell to Pay: Christian Haunted Houses and Audience Reception

pp. 247-259
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Branding the Divine: Albrech Dürer's Praying Hands and the Branding of Iconography

pp. 260-276
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Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Assorted Creatures: The Apocryphal Bestiary of Chick Publications

pp. 277-295
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The Apotheosis of Frida and Ché: Secular Saints and Fetishized Commodities

pp. 296-309
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Meme Splicing Genesis 6:1-4 and the Apocalypse of 2012

pp. 310-325
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Reviews

Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages (review)

pp. 326-327
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Renunciation and Power: The Quest for Sainthood in Contemporary Burma (review)

pp. 328-329
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Religion and Film: Cinema and the Re-Creation of the World (review)

pp. 330-331
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Pop Cult: Religion and Popular Music (review)

pp. 332-333
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The Church and New Media: Blogging Converts, Online Activists, and Bishops Who Tweet (review)

pp. 334-335
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In the Name of God: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence

pp. 336-337
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