Category Archives: Religion and Media

Religion, Pop Culture and Video Games

An eclectic bunch of links today, focusing upon biblical literacy, religion and video games, and video games as a way of creating wellbeing. First up a new book from Heidi Campbell and Gregory Grieve “Playing with Religion in Digital Games … Continue reading

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Alban – Building Up Congregations and Their Leaders

[From Alban – Building Up Congregations and Their Leaders ]

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New media, religion and the interaction between the two

Now that the semester has ended and I’m clearing my desk (virtual and otherwise) of things that have accumulated there, here’s a list of links on media, religion and often the intersection between the two that I found interesting. Heidi … Continue reading

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Updating the door – Here come the warrior nuns!

During February my office door was covered in images of angels in popular culture. For March I’ve decided to go with warrior nuns in comic book culture. So my door now looks like this. I may add some more to … Continue reading

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Christianity, Rene Girard, and The Hunger Games

A link from a while back, but I was reminded about it today when talking to one of our PhD students who has the essay “Sacred Men and Sacred Goats: Mimetic Theory in Levitical and Passion Intertext” in this recent … Continue reading

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X-Men and God-talk

I never really watched the 1990s X-Men cartoon series, but I might go back to it now having discovered this snippet of God-talk in it. Would be interested to see what other examples of religion and spirituality were found in … Continue reading

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Doorway to angelic realms

I’m currently working on turning my conference paper on theology, angels and vampires into a journal article and decided, having been quite bored last Friday afternoon, to move on from 2012 when I covered my office door with cartoons to … Continue reading

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World-building

A couple of articles related to creating worlds to inhabit in fiction and popular culture. The first, drawn to my attention by a colleague who knows I’m in vampires in popular culture mode at the moment, talks about world-building within … Continue reading

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Movie Theology :: Movie Reviews & Resources :: Gordon Matties

I’m in the process of collecting links to online resources around faith, spirituality and film. The following link has an extensive list of places that might be a helpful start for doing that. Movie Theology :: Movie Reviews & Resources … Continue reading

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Religion in Film

Via Rachel Wagner: Religion in Film – A List of Films for the Religious Studies Classroom : Filmwell The 50 Most Important Religion Films Of All Time See also: Greenflame» Blog Archive » Faith films Reel Religion: A Century of … Continue reading

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