• Placemaking and the Arts

    Placemaking and the Arts

    Cultivating the Christian Life

    Studies in Theology and the Arts

    by Jennifer Allen Craft

    What role does place play in the Christian life? In this STA volume, Jennifer Allen Craft gives a practical theology of the arts, contending that the arts place us in time, space, and community in ways that encourage us to be fully and imaginatively present in a variety of contexts: the natural world, our homes, our worshiping communities, and society.

  • The Zombie Gospel

    The Zombie Gospel

    The Walking Dead and What It Means to Be Human

    by Danielle Strickland

    What can The Walking Dead teach us about the gospel? For fans of the hit TV show and newcomers alike, Danielle Strickland explores the ways that the show can help us think about survival, community, consumerism, social justice, the resurrection life of Jesus, and what it means to be human.

  • Movies Are Prayers

    Movies Are Prayers

    How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings

    by Josh Larsen
    Foreword by Matt Zoller Seitz

    Movies do more than tell a good story. Filmspotting co-host Josh Larsen brings a critic's unique perspective to how movies can act as prayers—expressing lament, praise, joy, confession, and more. When words fail, the perfect film might be just what you need to jump-start your conversations with the Almighty.

  • Hollywood Worldviews

    Hollywood Worldviews

    Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment

    by Brian Godawa

    In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of his popular book, Brian Godawa guides you through the place of redemption in film, the tricks screenwriters use to communicate their messages, and the mental and spiritual discipline required for watching movies.

  • Faith, Film and Philosophy

    Faith, Film and Philosophy

    Big Ideas on the Big Screen

    Edited by R. Douglas Geivett and James S. Spiegel

    R. Douglas Geivett and James S. Spiegel present a textbook for philosophy courses that uses classic and current films to explore major philosophical themes such as the human condition, mind and knowledge, the moral life, faith and religion.

  • Understanding Evangelical Media

    Understanding Evangelical Media

    The Changing Face of Christian Communication

    Edited by Quentin J. Schultze and Robert H. Woods Jr.

    Quentin J. Schultze and Robert H. Woods Jr. survey the landscape of where and how Christians are actively teaching, persuading and delighting the masses, and offer sound assessments of the issues that new media, innovative technologies and tried-and-true methods are raising for the church's witness today and tomorrow.

  • Popcultured


    Thinking Christianly About Style, Media and Entertainment

    by Steve Turner

    Drawing on his storied career as a pop-culture wallflower, Steve Turner provides an all-access pass to the pervasive cultures of style, media and celebrity. Passing on his uniquely Christian way of viewing these cultures, Turner opens our eyes to a world of ideas lying just beneath the hype.

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