BBST 465: Religion, Culture and Media [Video]
By Biola University
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How do religion, culture, and the media interact in an increasingly globalized, postmodern world? Biblical studies and theology professor Joanne Jung and journalism professor Michael Longinow explore politics, media, free speech, and various ethnic cultures from a Christian perspective in this fascinating Senior-level course.
|1||VideoInfusing Media and Theology / Joanne J. Jung||Dr. Joanne Jung dialogues with students about being stewards of God's creation by converging occupation with sound theology. She elaborates on how cultural boundaries and experiences particularly impact journalists.||2/2/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoA Biblical Perspective of Journalism / Michael Longinow||Dr. Michael Longinow talks about popular views of the influence of religion in higher education and in journalism. He shows how exposing wrongs are not always tied to negative attributes and how there does not need to be a dichotomy between God and jour||2/7/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoCrafting a Language of Politics / Michael Longinow||Dr. Michael Longinow introduces the power of politics in society and its widespread influence on every person. He expounds upon the importance of being intentional about politics and the inevitability of being judged by these affiliations.||2/14/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoPersonality and Identity in Christ / Joanne J. Jung||Dr. Joanne Jung stresses the importance of finding identity in who we are, not in what we do. Trusting in God allows the indicative qualities precede the imperative, which allows each personality type to have strengths despite having weaknesses.||2/16/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoHaving Free Speech & Free Press / Michael Longinow||Dr. Michael Longinow compares First Amendment rights such as freedom of the press and of religion to those in more censured countries such as China. He talks about the pros and cons of suppressing provocative and arguably dangerous ideas.||2/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoThe Spectrum of Fundamentalism to Modernism / Michael Longinow||Dr. Michael Longinow attempts to bridge the gap between personal discipline and Scriptural understanding. He lectures about the more traditional views of Fundamentalism that ground Evangelical beliefs as well as views of Modernism that are powered by sc||2/28/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoHow Americans Use Media to Say Goodbye / Michael Longinow||Dr. Michael Longinow talks about how media is used as a coping and grieving mechanism in society today. In a media saturated culture, pictures, videos and other physical manifestations have a necessary role in postmortem proceedings.||3/14/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoJapanese Identity and Suffering / Michael Longinow||Dr. Michael Longinow talks about how different cultures shape perceptions about suffering. He goes in-depth with Japan's response to suffering particularly in the March 2011 tsunami and WWII.||3/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoBeing Cultivators of Originality and Creativity / Joanne J. Jung||Dr. Joanne Jung discusses the different perspectives that culture allows us to have about the same truth. Grounded in Andy Crouch's book "Culture Making," Jung further elaborates how people are designed to be creators.||3/23/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoAppalachian Culture and Faith / Michael Longinow||Dr. Michael Longinow talks about how preconceived notions of viewing certain people apply to those of faith. He particularly expounds on the perspectives Evangelicals have of the Appalachian people.||3/28/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||VideoWestern Culture and Indian Tradition / Joanne J. Jung||Dr. Joanne Jung introduces two students to a class to talk about Indian tradition and culture and the impact Western influences have had on the country. They discuss societal expectations and the change in a fast-developing country.||4/13/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||VideoFood Fostering Friendships / Joanne J. Jung||Dr. Joanne Jung shows how food has had an enormous affect on our culture today. She shows how food has driven America to have a consumer mentality but also, how it has a positive communal effect between people.||4/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
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