In this course you will examine the various aspects of the media, including TV, film, books, and music, and explore how our faith and our culture is being presented both in positive and negative ways. You will also explore how faith, film, TV, and culture mutually influence one another. You will be expected to engage in, view with discernment, and explore relevant alternatives to the process of media and culture, with a focus on developing the ability to determine your impact on media and ultimately on culture and gaining perspective on culture, its impact on media, and ultimately on the Christian. You will be challenged with developing an active perspective toward media and its ability to create, influence, and support culture. The main skill you will practice in this course is theological criticism.
Christians, Media & Culture