apocalyptic

Books

Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of Apocalypse, by Marcia W. Mount Shoop

Grantland Rice compared the Notre Dame backfield to the four horsemen. Marcia Mount Shoop realigns football with apocalyptic thought—and makes a theological critique of the sport's systemic dysfunction.

Media

The zombie war

Whatever else zombies are, they're a parody of Christian hope for the resurrection of the body.

Books

Apocalyptic visions

Elaine Pagels's book repeats a winning formula: contrast the canon's controversial parts with more appealing Gnostic selections.