Monday, August 06, 2012

Apologist Interview: Ted Turnau

Today's interview is with Ted Turnau. Ted is a college lecturer who teaches Cultural Studies and Religion in Prague, Czech Republic. His interest is in issues of popular culture, imagination, and how they relate to the Christian faith. He is author of Popologetics: Popular Culture in Christian Perspective. He talks about how he got into apologetics and cultural studies, defining popular culture, the themes in Popologetics, apologetics and popular culture in conversations, thinking deeper than just the "issues," the limits of engaging with culture, wrong ways of interacting with culture, tools for understanding the world view of pieces of popular culture, a theology of popular culture, practical ways of using popular culture as a means of engagement, advice for apologists today, recommended resources for engaging with culture, and much more. Find Ted's Movie Night Kit here. Popologetics preview here.

Full Interview MP3 Audio here (57 minutes)

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Mo said...

What a wonderful interview! This guy has my dream job. It's good to know other people know how to enjoy and use pop culture in this way. I do it all the time, though perhaps not in the systematic way he's laid out.

Looks like I need to add another book to my endless To Read pile!

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