9780425241370

The Mythology of Supernatural

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  • ISBN13:

    9780425241370

  • ISBN10:

    0425241378

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/2/2011
  • Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
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Summary

A look into the paranormal legends and lore features on the hit television show Supernatural. From angels to demons, The Mythology of Supernaturalexplores the religious roots and the ancient folklore of the otherworldly entities that brothers Sam and Dean Winchester face on the hit television show Supernatural-and that have inhabited the shadows of human imagination across countless cultures and centuries.

Author Biography

Nathan Rober Brown is an author and mycologist living in North Texas. His work has led him to do extensive research in world mythology, folklore, urban legends, ancient civilizations, and world religions. He is the author of many books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Mythology, The Rape of Lilith, and World Religions at Your Fingertips.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Winchester Arsenalp. 7
Signs, Visions, Seals, and Sigilsp. 37
A Crash Course in demonologyp. 53
Angels … They Smite First and Ask Questions Laterp. 85
Like a Bat Out of Hellp. 113
Beyond the Gates of Heavenp. 133
Demonic Possessions and Exorcismsp. 143
Lilith Is One Scary Bitchp. 159
Ancient Origins of a Future Apocalypsep. 179
The Winchester Gospel-Supernatural as Mythp. 207
Armageddon It!p. 231
Conclusionp. 265
Bibliographyp. 267
Indexp. 269
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