The theology of Battlestar Galactica
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The theology of Battlestar Galactica American Christianity in the 2004-2009 television series by Kevin J. Wetmore

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Published by McFarland & Co., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Television broadcasting,
  • Battlestar Galactica (Television program : 2003),
  • Battlestar Galactica (Television program : 2004-2009),
  • Christianity

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKevin J. Wetmore
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1992.77.B354 W48 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25270517M
ISBN 109780786465507
LC Control Number2012011446

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