Johnny Cash, Harry Potter, the Simpsons, and John Grisham. What do all of these icons in pop culture have to do with faith? Find the answer in Pop Goes Religion; relevant insight into the world of today's entertainment.
In this collection of essays, popular American journalist, Terry Mattingly teaches readers how to identify elements of faith in today's pop culture.
- God & Popular Music
- Faith & the Big Screen
- God on TV
- Ink, Paper, and God
- Politics and Current Events
From music to movies, politics to the pope, Mattingly explores the matters of the heart with a fresh and relevant perspective.
|Contributor(s)||Terry Mattingly, Mark Joseph (Editor)|
|About the Contributor(s)|| Terry Mattingly
Terry Mattingly writes the syndicated "On Religion" column for the Scripps Howard News Service in Washington, D.C. that appears in about 350 newspapers nationwide, and is associate professor of media and religion at Palm Beach Atlantic College. He also is a senior fellow for journalism at the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.
Mark Joseph (Editor)
Mark Joseph has had a varied career as as an entertainment executive, writer and multi-media broadcaster including as a host/reporter for CNN's "The Entertainment Report," NHK, and FM Tokyo. His writing has appeared in a number of publications including Beliefnet, Christianity Today, The Jewish Press, Billboard and the National Review. He is the author of three books including Faith, God & Rock 'n' Roll. He is currently co-producing the Inspired by The Passion of the Christ official rock sountrack for the movie.
|Release Date||Nov 15, 2005|