Navigating the Golden Compass: Religion, Science and Daemonology in His Dark Materials

Navigating the Golden Compass: Religion, Science and Daemonology in His Dark Materials

by Glenn Yeffeth (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932100525
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2005
Series: Smart Pop Series
Pages: 185
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Glenn Yeffeth is the editor of the nonfiction essay anthologies Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix and Seven Seasons of Buffy. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

Table of Contents

Dust & Daemons1
Dismembered Starlings and Neutered Minds15
His Dark Pharmaceuticals25
Dust to Dust39
Philip Pullman, Research Scientist49
Science, Technology and the Danger of Daemons61
Coming of Age in Svalbard, and Beyond71
I Gotta Get Me One of Those81
Letter to the Editor: In Praise of Mrs. Coulter89
Reading by Flashlight97
O, To Be in Oxford...109
Pull Up a Chair115
Occam's Razor and The Subtle Knife119
The Field Naturalist's Guide to Daemons129
Kids in the Kitchen?139
A New Eve151
Mrs. Coulter vs. C. S. Lewis163
Show Me, Don't Tell Me171

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