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The Gospel According to the World's Greatest Superhero

3.39 of 5 stars 3.39  ·  rating details  ·  49 ratings  ·  9 reviews
SUMMER 2006: "SUPERMAN RETURNS!"

"From above, a heavenly father sends his only son to save the Earth"

Sound familiar? It should--because the Superman storytellers based Superman on Jesus on purpose! That's why the Man of Steel actually champions the truth about the Super Man Himself--Jesus--and this can show readers how to reach friends and family in today's entertainment-fo
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Paperback, 171 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Harvest House Publishers
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Robert Justice
Jesus and Superman. How could I not pick this up?
In 1938, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster came together to bring the public a marvel who would prove to be one of the single most influential characters of the twentieth century: The mighty Superman.
The very first superhero to be introduced in comic books, Superman's instant popularity brought about the creation of every other superhero after him.
But what exactly inspired Superman's creation?
While there are several sources for the concept, Superm
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Charles
Jun 04, 2008 Charles rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Comic fans or people interested in learning about Superman
Shelves: comics, theology
Overall a decent read. The book starts off amazingly well and lays out one of the best Christian arguments for creativity I've ever heard. But after that the book becomes kinda stale.

All the information about superman is great but it gets kind of repetitious. Would have been nice to have some suggestions on how to apply the analogies to superman to your life (just a few), but the book dishes information out like a wikipedia page (pure facts that are straight to the point). The conclusion is amaz
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Taylor Belt
This book is an AWESOME one that highlights many parallels between the gospel and Superman.
Jacob Van
A very interesting book about how Superman is a type of Christ. Well researched and fun.
Joe
Informative but the majority of material should raise the bar for those who are familiar with myth and legend...."How can you go wrong with a model of perfection?!!"
Riley
Modern days myths and how they can reflect biblical history. Superman could be seen as the new testement, complete with death and resurrection.
Jonathan
A book about Christ camparing to, and from the perspective of, SUPERMAN?!?! Why hasnt everyone read this?!?!?
Tanya Train
Superman and Jesus. Huh. Who knew
Jonathan
A book about Christ compared to, and from the perspective of, SUPERMAN!?!? Why hasnt everyone read this!?!?
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