Conference: The Christian Evasion of Popular Culture

Back when Neal DeRoo was writing up his response to Jamie Smith’s The Fall of Interpretation, 2nd ed., he mentioned he was organizing a conference on popular culture. Some of the speakers, he said, would be familar with readers of churchandpomo. The topic, to say the least, is of great interest to many of us. So we invited him to send us a write-up on the conference when it was just around the corner so we could support his efforts and get the word out. Check out the following... Read More

CFP: The Christian Evasion of Popular Culture

Following is a new CFP that might be of interest to churchandpomo readers: Andreas Center for Reformed Scholarship and Service THE CHRISTIAN EVASION OF POPULAR CULTURE Christianity is often the focus of popular culture, whether it is through the blood and gore of The Passion of the Christ, the satire of South Park and Family Guy, or exposés of Jesus Camp or Religulous. The Christian community tends to respond by either ignoring popular culture or critiquing it moralistically... Read More