What does our faith have to say about film? Music? Art? Fashion? Comedy? Or all the rest of popular culture? How can the Ancient of Days possibly keep up with modern culture? What does the Bible have to say about the Beatles?
But God knows everything there is to know about them: the Beatles made Revolver, but God made the Beatles.
He shows us that understanding what drives pop culture is crucial for the church. It will help us relate to the stories, the poetry, the idolatry of our times – and so to speak powerfully to our culture's hopes and fears.
Even more, it can strengthen our faith – reminding us of forgotten truths, challenging our assumptions and forging connections with the world around us.
About the Author
Steve Turner is a poet and author of several books including Popcultured and Imagine.