(New) [Eyes Wide Open rev exp ed Looking for God in Popular Culture] by William D. Romanowski

  • Paperback
  • 269
  • Eyes Wide Open rev exp ed Looking for God in Popular Culture
  • William D. Romanowski
  • English
  • 23 March 2020
  • 9781587432019

William D. Romanowski ✓ 5 review

review Eyes Wide Open rev exp ed Looking for God in Popular Culture ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Homer Simpson and he speaks with historical depth and expertise on films from Casablanca to Crash and music from Bruce Springsteen to U2Romanowski's confessional approach affirms a role for popular culture in faithful living Practical analytical approaches to content m. In the introduction Romanowski dives right into his subject with some statistics from a Barna Group study which found that born again adults spend an average of seven times hours each week watching television than they do participating inBible reading prayer and worshipthey spend roughly twice as much money on entertainment as they donate to their church And they spend time surfing the net than they do conversing with God in prayer He continues by discussing the different attitudes Christians have concerning media and encourages us to have an engaged critical and productive involvement with popular arts grounded in a faith vision that encompasses life and culture and to be shrewd as snakes and innocent as doves when dealing with media He goes on to describe how popular arts often reflect on the current issues in our society In response to people who would brush off the importance of evaluating media Romanowski says developing good critical

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review Eyes Wide Open rev exp ed Looking for God in Popular Culture ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Eaning and artistic style offer the tools to participate responsibly and imaginatively in popular cultural activities An engaging read this new edition introduces students and thoughtful readers to popular culture one of the most influential forces in contemporary socie. Great book outlines how Christians can interact with popular culture and why they should and uses examples of movies to talk through the different points and where those things are seen in actual popular movies

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review Eyes Wide Open rev exp ed Looking for God in Popular Culture ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Grounded in Christian principles this accessible and engaging book offers an informed and fascinating approach to popular culture William D Romanowski provides affectionate yet astute analysis of familiar well loved movies and television characters from Indiana Jones to. Originally written in 2001 and then revised in 2007 a decade has passed in commercialization and film and cultural development since this book s publication Yet Romanowski s engagement with popular culture is insightful and challenging The balanced approach to art and especially film in this book is encouraging but not easy for it reuires one to watch and view and actually think about what one is seeing But the book on the whole is a call to critical engagement with the arts and especially film He is pretty harsh when it comes to the mindless boycotting and protests by Christians and evangelicals of hollywood and the movies produced therein for they support and offer up just as mindless an engagement with the world as the melodramas which make the movie industry so much moneyThe writing tone is conversational and engaging and I found each chapter a pretty concise and easy read He provides summary notes and interaction uestions at the end of