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Christian Faith and Popular Culture Conference

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Trinity Western University

Block Hall, Neufeld Science Centre

7600 Glover Road

Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1

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Ever wonder how pop culture connects to the church, personal faith, and discipleship? See the popular arts as an influential resource to the church, and learn to read popular culture in a theologically informed way for preaching, teaching and Christian life.

* $35 Registration fee includes lunch.
* Paid parking in effect.





SPEAKERS

Craig Detweiler, President of The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology
Author of A Matrix of Meanings: Finding God in Pop Culture and Selfies: Searching for the Image of God in Digital Media.

Kevin Schut, Professor of Media + Communication, Trinity Western University
Author of Of God and Games: A Christian Exploration of Video Games

John W. Auxier, Associate Professor of Marriage & Family Therapy, ACTS/Trinity Western University
Comic Con panelist (Charles Schulz & Peanuts: Did Art Imitate Life?), and Comic Studies teacher (Understanding Comic Arts: History, Form and Meaning)





PROGRAM

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-10:00 Craig Detweiler
“Footprints of the Divine: Seeking the Sacred within Pop Culture”

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:15 John Auxier
“Why Comics Matter: Graphic Novels & Comics in Gen X + Millennial Culture”

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30-12:30 Craig Detweiler
“Into the Dark: Finding God in Contemporary Film”

12:30-1:45 Lunch (provided)

1:45-2:45 Kevin Schut
“The Cross & the Controller: A Christian Approach to Video Games”

2:45-3:00 Break

3:00-4:00 Craig Detweiler
“Television: Coming Alongside the Cultural Conversation”





OPTIONAL: Explore a summer course — Theology and Popular Culture

The Christian Faith and Popular Culture conference can also be taken as part of the Theology and Popular Culture summer course at ACTS Seminaries. Course students attend the conference for free. If you are interested in taking this course, contact the ACTS Admissions Office at 604 513 2044 or email acts@twu.ca.














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Block Hall, Neufeld Science Centre

7600 Glover Road

Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1

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