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Pink Beams of Light from the God in the Gutter : The Science-Fictional Religion of Philip K. Dick - Gabriel McKee

Pink Beams of Light from the God in the Gutter

The Science-Fictional Religion of Philip K. Dick

Paperback Published: 28th January 2004
ISBN: 9780761826736
Number Of Pages: 96

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From his earliest stories, Philip K. Dick's science fiction had strong religious and philosophical themes. In Pink Beams of Light from the God in the Gutter, Gabriel McKee gives an overview of Dick's religious experiences and his attempts at communicating them in published works, drawing on Dick's fiction as well as his private journals and personal correspondence.

An intriguing, scholarly, and highly recommended discussion evolves in Pink Beams.--Wisconsin Bookwatch

Preface: On Religion and Science-Fiction
Acknowledgements
Anamnesis, 1 Corinthians, and Rocket Ships: Philip K. Dick as Religious Philosopherp. 1
"A Scanner Darkly": Dick as a Christian Theologianp. 23
Infinity, Play Again: The Nature and Importance of Dick's Religious Speculationsp. 45
Biographical Notes on Philip K. Dickp. 73
Works Citedp. 77
Indexp. 83
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ISBN: 9780761826736
ISBN-10: 0761826734
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 28th January 2004
Publisher: University Press of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 14.07  x 0.81
Weight (kg): 0.14