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Halos and Avatars

Halos and Avatars

playing video games with God

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Video games -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Craig Detweiler.
    ContributionsDetweiler, Craig, 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1469.3 .H35 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677668M
    ISBN 109780664232771
    LC Control Number2009033750
    OCLC/WorldCa430056868

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