Into the Arms of Dr Who

Implicit Religion and a Cowboy’s Redemption


  • William Keenan Freelance Author and Researcher



Implicit Religion, Arms, Blue water pistol, Chronotope, Cowboys, Dr Who, Mum, Posslethwaite Villas, Time Lords


How Doctor Who rescued me from childhood neurosis and the part a blue plastic water pistol with orange fins played in my voyage of redemption.


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How to Cite

Keenan, W. (2015). Into the Arms of Dr Who: Implicit Religion and a Cowboy’s Redemption. Implicit Religion, 18(4), 541–564.