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Of games and God

Kevin Schut

Of games and God

a Christian exploration of video games

by Kevin Schut

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Published by Brazos Press in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Video games,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin Schut ; foreword by Quentin J, Schultze
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1469.3 .S38 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27143057M
    ISBN 101587433257
    ISBN 109781587433252
    LC Control Number2012027945
    OCLC/WorldCa795759500


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