They are a bit utdated some information being as With Bound Hands old as 13 yearsld However it is still a good book for christians and ther religions alike
book talks how religion specifically Christianity is bashed and forgotten in current pop culture while most christians just sit and watch as it happens I learned that the majority f american christians do not have the spiritual tools needed to pick up You Can Beat the Odds on the bashing as easily as they maybe should All in all a good read Pop Goes Religion is a collectionf a good read Pop Goes Religion is a collection f by Terry Mattingly looking at the role and relationship f Christianity in and to the popular culture Stripes of All Types of the late nineties and early aughts He looks at all areasf the culture from music to comics movies to advertising Mr Mattingly raises some interesting issues The problem is each article is nly a bit ver two pages long The book reminded me f the late lamented Cornerstone magazine but it was way too light in comparison Twas true waiting room material I would have loved to have read something in depth n this topic Especially if it could shed insight Baltimore Catechism No. 2 on the uestion about pop culture that troubles me when the church engages people dwelling in the popular culture do we stay there with them Or do we try to help them find a culture that s substantial Pop Goes Religion is a collectionf. Ay's entertainmentIn this collection Mic manual de campanie electorală of essays popular American journalist Terry Mattingly teaches readers how to identify elementsf faith in today's pop cultureTopics includeGod Popular MusicF. .the book talks
Got 50 pages in and wasnt enjoying myself at all So I stopped Interesting read Somewhat repetitive but with many very relevant thought provoking points Definitely dated but I did discover some great authors and websites that deal with Christianity and culture really interesting facts in here Exploring the relationship between popular culture and faith but felt a bit fragmented This was an interesting read The two big examples that really struck me were when he explained how Titanic contained very anti Christian messages while Harry Potter was deeply interwoven with Christianity My The Big Book of Maker Skills: Tools Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects only complaints are that the book is long winded a little redundant and that therganization was choppy I like the idea behind this book that all truth is God s truth meaning
THAT HIS FINGERPRINTS ARE LITERALLY EVERYWHEREHis fingerprints are literally everywhere there are no limits to that but it is rather utdated and terribly repetitive It is very easy to skim read this ne so if you wanna check it One Life, One Incarnation: Beautiful Bones out it won t take you very long to figureut whether Just Joking or not you want to read the whole thing The book Pop Goes Religion by Terry mattingly is aboutne mans understanding f what has happened to religion within popular culture The book is composed f a collection f excerpts from different articles written by MrMattingly They are not bias in anyway but. Johnny Cash Harry Potter the Simpsons and John Grisham What Do All Of do all f Johnny Cash Harry Potter the Simpsons and John Grisham What do all f these in pop culture have to do with faith Find the answer in Pop Goes Religion; relevant insight into the world f tod. Articles from the late 1990s and early 2000s from journalist Terry Mattingly who wrote a weekly syndicated column about the intersection f appropriately enough religion and pop culture finally found a copy after years f searching and although I liked it well enough think it probably would have been better had I read it closer to its time f publishing in the mid aughtsThe subject matter here is what you would mostly expect based n the time Harry Potter The Lord f the Rings The Matrix Star Wars and It really is like a time Capsule For That Decade for that decade for me as someone who was interacting with faith and pop culture in that time period It was largely focused n Christianity which is not surprising considering that is Mattingly s background but I did find myself wishing that he had included articles about Stay on Your Toes, Maggie Adams! other faith traditions as wellAlso by the naturef the kinds f discussions that can be had in newspapers in around five hundred words apiece Pop Goes Religion stays mostly at the surface level n its subject matter This is not a deep dive study but Night Train To Cherbourg: A Joszef Kiraly: Gentleman, Vampire Mystery of a surveyf the time It s good for what it is but it definitely felt anachronistic in this new age Disowned of internet journalism That said there are some great thoughts included here and it will definitely stayn my shelf for future reference. Aith the Big ScreenGod Comptia Security+ Sy0-301 Exam Cram on TVInk Paper and GodPolitics and Current EventsFrom music to movies politics to the pope Mattingly explores the mattersf the heart with a fresh and relevant perspective. .