Here’s an older post that people keep on viewing that I thought would be good to give attention to in light of my articles about social media yesterday.
Calvin College Professor William D. Romanowski’s book “Eyes Wide Open: Looking for GOD in popular Culture” is a very thought provoking book that challenges and provokes Christians to think about their impact and secular culture’s view and display of art and media. Some key issues discussed in this book that really interested me were faith and culture, using the arts for glorifying God, and the role of sex, violence, and materialism in the media forms we consume today.
First, the relationship of faith and culture is reviewed in reaction to Christian’s personal opinions that effect the way we live in regards to entertainment and the way that popular art conveys an experience of society. Christians often hold more conservative stances on what is appropriate for them to view or consume, but in Romanowski’s opinion believe that they are “personally immune. (31)” There is a possibility for harm to be done…
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