Evil isn't simply an abstract theological or philosophical talking point. In our society, the idea of evil feeds entertainment, manifests in all sorts of media, and is a root concept in our collective psyche. This accessible and appealing book examines what evil means to us.
* Includes the insights of scholars from widely different academic fields to inspect evil from various points of view, giving readers a broader perspective on the topic
* Compiles expert opinions from American, American expatriate, European, Asian, and Middle Eastern contributors
* Covers the portrayal of evil in many different forms of media-film, television, music, art, video games, literature, poetry-as well as in politics, current events, and the legal arena
Number of pages: 825
Weight: 1701 g
Dimensions: 241 x 163 x 61 mm
"The two volumes are best suited for an academic setting, high school and up. This is definitely a collection that will start some conversations and get people to think about evil and its presence in our society in ways they have never thought before." - ARBAonline
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