By Christine Gunn-Danforth,Walter Brueggemann
"Transforming Culture offers readers with a daring, provocative thesis that stirs one's mind's eye. Combining conversation concept and cultural experiences with outdated testomony theology (particularly Brueggemann's version of prophetic/poetic imagination), it argues that Christian movie manufacturers, very similar to the author of Jonah, can/should create another awareness in our tradition. Their objective? Hopeful subversion of our reigning hegemony."
--Robert ok. Johnston, Professor of Theology and tradition, Fuller Theological Seminary
"Filmmaker Christine Gunn-Danforth exhibits the ability of prophetic mind's eye to rouse biblically trained meanings which are suitable and culturally transformative. Transforming tradition: A version of religion and picture in Hollywood is a prophetic voice in a postmodern international of dream-making and competing narratives."
--Colin Harbinson, Senior affiliate for the humanities, The Lausanne Movement
International Director, StoneWorks worldwide Arts Partnership
"Christine Gunn-Danforth bargains a prophetic method of visible storytelling that captures age-old practices whereas addressing modern cultural possibilities. Her ebook will generate principles for pro communicators, biblical students, lecturers, cultural critics, and different symbol-makers."
--Quentin J. Schultze, Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair in religion and communique, Calvin collage
"The significance of this ebook is tying sturdy storytelling to the writer of the best storytelling. It ability selecting the right tale to inform, within the first position! It issues to the artwork of crafting the medium of storytelling, biblically for the remodeling message of fact. it is a name to movie storytellers as they search to convey to existence that which warms the guts and touches the soul."
Producer, remarkable Grace and govt manufacturer of the CBS television sequence CHRISTY
"Transforming tradition introduces a different Christian moving-image conversation version in line with reliable theological and communique theories. this can be a very well timed resource of data for the movie undefined, which goals at bearing on relocating photo communique to religion. enforcing the version of reworking tradition could be influential to the yankee Christian movie and will aid spearhead cultural transformation in a rustic similar to South Africa, a tender democracy varied in tradition and faith. The version is predicated on, and is a ramification of, the inspiration of prophetic mind's eye in the beginning brought through the well known American theologian, Walter Brueggemann. it's a necessity at the bookshelf of the movie manufacturer, the conversation educational and pupil, and the theologian."
--Johan Coetzee, Professor of Biblical and non secular reports, college of Johannesburg, South Africa
Christine Gunn-Danforth has earned PhD's in either religious study and conversation from the collage of Johannesburg. Having labored in cable community tv and lectured the world over at the courting among communications and theology, she now is living within the usa, the place she serves as a expert to writers, manufacturers, and administrators, integrating fact in storytelling.