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How might your pop culture fandom resonate with your faith? Josh Larsen, editor of Think Christian, talks with TC writers about the latest in TV, movies, music, and more, exploring the ways popular culture and its cultivators interact with God’s story.

How might your pop culture fandom resonate with your faith? Josh Larsen, editor of Think Christian, talks with TC writers about the latest in TV, movies, music, and more, exploring the ways popular culture and its cultivators interact with God’s story.
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United States

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How might your pop culture fandom resonate with your faith? Josh Larsen, editor of Think Christian, talks with TC writers about the latest in TV, movies, music, and more, exploring the ways popular culture and its cultivators interact with God’s story.

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English

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616-942-9383


Episodes

Blessed are the Peacemakers (Aquaman, Lego Movie 2)

4/8/2019
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When Jesus blessed the peacemakers in the Beatitudes, did he have Aquaman in mind? How about The Lego Movie 2? We make the case that both resonate with Matthew 5:9.

Duration:00:28:22

Separating the Art from the Sinner (Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, Louis C.K.)

3/25/2019
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When awful acts come to light, can/should we separate the art from the artist? Is it akin to loving the sinner but hating the sin?

Duration:00:34:22

So Much FOMO (Fyre Festival, Tidying Up)

3/11/2019
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Thanks to "fear of missing out," we desire both exclusive experiences (Fyre Festival) and endless things (Tidying Up). How might the gospel offer a calming counter?

Duration:00:33:30

Secular Saints at the Oscars (Roma, If Beale Street Could Talk)

2/19/2019
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The unsung and oppressed characters of Roma and If Beale Street Could Talk function as secular saints, figures who model lives of devotion and faithfulness.

Duration:00:26:35

Prophets at the Grammys (Childish Gambino, David Byrne)

2/4/2019
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Grammy-nominated artists Childish Gambino and David Byrne take stock of contemporary culture in a way that’s as old as the Old Testament: speaking truth to power and casting a vision of the future.

Duration:00:26:24

Heroes and Humanism (Stan Lee, Doctor Who)

1/24/2019
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Both the Doctor Who franchise and the superheroes created by the late Stan Lee are rooted in secular humanism. How might Christian humanism relate?

Duration:00:29:17

Introducing the TC Podcast

1/9/2019
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We hope you have room for one more podcast in your life, because we’re happy to announce that Think Christian: A Faith and Pop Culture Podcast debuts in just a few short weeks! Here's a sneak listen.

Duration:00:02:00