As part of his Doctor of Ministry (DMin) inÂ Ministry to Emerging GenerationsÂ (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary), Tom’s written a number of book responses and given several short presentations (personal and group). In this series he not only “shares the wealth,” but also looks forward to your feedback as he refines his project: An argument for vocational discernment for graduate studies in the context of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Stay tuned to learn more!). Earlier posts on the program: Ministry to Emerging Generations and The Big Picture of Ministry to Emerging Generations.
Transforming Worldviews: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change
William D. Romanowski, author of Eyes Wide Open: Looking for God in Popular Culture (Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2001), has quite a reputation among Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO) staff for cultural engagement. I was surprised that the first item to catch my attention was Romanowskiâ€™s reference to 93% of households owning a VCR (12). How quickly technology and popular culture change–great to take a look at a friend’s “Revised and Expanded Edition” with a whole new introduction. Writing a book which dives into popular culture (who is familiar with Eyes Wide Shut today?) is no easy task. Going beyond Christian consumption of and ghettoization of 20th century popular, mass art requires:
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