In this series, "The Textures of Sexuality," we have undergraduate students from two schools considering how the body is implicated in storytelling devices used in popular media. Elizabethtown College student Hannah Ciocco begins with a discussion of Stewart M. Hoover and Curtis D. Coats' Does God Make the Man: Media, Religion, and the Crisis of Masculinity, (New … Continue reading American Masculinity and Media Crisis
Racism–It’s not for Saturday Morning Cartoons or Sunday School Curricula Anymore!
Yesterday in my Bible and Race in the United States of America class, I asked students how differently they might read the Bible were it introduced with the following disclaimer:
Excavating the Significance of Nazareth Via the Church of the Nazarene
This project examines the role “Nazareth” plays in the ideology of the Church of the Nazarene. In the early days of the movement, Nazareth signifies a critique of Methodist bureaucratic lethargy. But in the movement's latter history, Nazareth becomes a rallying point for the denomination's members to live up to a broader commitment to Evangelical … Continue reading Excavating the Significance of Nazareth Via the Church of the Nazarene