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Bibil Identifier bibil:210387
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) 'Behold, I stand at the door and knock'
Title (English, ) The Living Dead and Apocalyptic Dystopia
Author Pippin, Tina
Journal The Bible and Critical Theory (Volume: 6, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 1-15 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The zombie genre in contemporary literature and film presents another form of the monstrous as a response to political situations. The undead exhibit apocalyptic fears and anxiety about the future. In the New Testament narratives of the undead, especially the stories of Lazarus and the risen Christ, the undead appear sanctified, holy. But lurking beneath the transformed flesh are apocalyptic possibilities, and zombies make good reading partners of the biblical apocalypse.
DOI 10.2104/bc100040
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Literature
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Cinema
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Apocalyptic
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