Should Christians w00t or wail about the scope and power of modern entertainment? Maybe both. But first, Christians should think theologically about our human passion to be enteprtained as it relates to the popular culture that entertains us. Avoiding the one-size-fits-all celebrations and condemnations that characterize the current fad of pop culture analyses, this book engages entertainments case by case, uncovering the imaginative patterns and shaping power of our amusements. Individual chapters weave together analyses of entertainment forms, formats, technologies, trends, contents, and audiences to display entertainment as a multifaceted formational ecology.Such a clean separation between agents and their actions comes at considerable theological cost, a cost that we ought not to pay. Sometimes it costs us a ... 2. For the best overview of how to think about 183 Love the Cinema, Hate the Sin?
|Title||:||iPod, YouTube, Wii Play|
|Author||:||D. Brent Laytham|
|Publisher||:||Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2012-10-10|