Into the Arms of Dr Who

Implicit Religion and a Cowboy’s Redemption

Authors

  • William Keenan Freelance Author and Researcher

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/imre.v18i4.29093

Keywords:

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

Abstract

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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Crome, Andrew and James McGrath, eds. 2013. Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith: Religion and Doctor Who. London: Darton, Longman and Todd.

Keenan, William J. F. 2012. “Family Resemblances Twixt Implicit Religion and Post-modernity: A Fecund Framework for Engaging New Times.” Implicit Religion 15(1): 5–24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1558/imre.v15i1.5

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Published

2015-12-22

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. https://doi.org/10.1558/imre.v18i4.29093

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