Hot on the heels of James Cameron’s award-winning blockbuster film Avatar, Craig Detweiler joins us today for a serious look at a fun subject—video games! Detweiler is the editor of the first exploration of video games and their theological dimensions: Halos and Avatars: Playing Video Games with God.
Craig Detweiler is Director of the Center for Entertainment, Media, and Culture at Pepperdine University in Malibu. His cultural commentary has appeared on ABC's Nightline, CNN, Fox News, NPR, and in The New York Times. His comedic documentary, Purple State of Mind, won Best Spiritual Film at the 2008 Breckenridge Festival of Film and the Audience Award at the 2009 Tallahassee Film Festival. For more information, visit http://detweiler.wjkbooks.com. He also blogs at craig.purplestateofmind.com.
David Dark, The Gospel according to America: A Meditation on a God-blessed, Christ-haunted Idea