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Ryan Parker

Creator, Editor, Main Contributor PopTheology.com and Pop Culture RX

Ryan Parker is the creator, editor, and main contributor to poptheology.com. He completed his PhD in Religion and the Arts at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, with a focus on film and religion, particularly the history of religious cinema and contemporary independent religious films. He is the author of Cinema as Pulpit: Sherwood Pictures and the Church Film Movement, the co-editor of and contributor to Joss Whedon and Religion: Essays on an Angry Atheist’s Explorations of the Sacred, and a contributor to Light Shining in a Dark Place: Discovering Theology through Film and The Undead and Theology. He holds a BA in English from Mississippi College and an MDiv from Wake Forest University Divinity School. He lives in Hollywood with his wife, where he works in film and television marketing and development. His most recent project is the Pop Culture Prescription Blog https://popculturerx.substack.com/

March 24, 2022

Faithspotting the 2022 Academy Awards

Predictions and Preferences

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April 22, 2021

Faithspotting Academy Awards Best Picture Nominees

Mike and Kenny are joined by guest Dr. Ryan Parker in a discussion of The Academy Award nominees for Best Picture and the faith e…

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