2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 17, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

REL 350 - Theology and Popular Culture

(4 credits; alternate years, consult department)
This course explores the relationship between Christian faith and culture. It will begin by establishing a biblical and theological approach to cultural engagement, as well as a brief historical survey of how the Christian community has engaged issue of faith and culture in different historical and cultural moments. An important part of this course will be interdisciplinary exploration of the fields of “cultural theory” and “popular culture”, specifically focusing upon what they have to contribute to different forms of Christian ministry. Finally, this course will prove the opportunity for students to begin to articulate what it means to live faithfully with a diversity of cultural contexts.

Prerequisite: REL250.