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Islamogaming: Digital Dignity via Alternative Storytelling

TitleIslamogaming: Digital Dignity via Alternative Storytelling
Publication TypeBook Chapter
AuthorsCampbell, H
Book TitleHalos and avatars: Playing (video) games with God
PublisherWestminster Press
Christianity, game studies, Islam, public sphere, video games, virtual worlds

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.