By Vincent F. Rocchio
"Rocchio's cutting edge, not easy thesis is that Vatican II's venture continues to be unfinished: Catholicism by no means constructed a classy that conveys our 'mutuality with the divine.' putting works of movie and tv in discussion with either the insights of media critics and a meditation at the approach of the go, no different publication so powerfully brings jointly aesthetic concept, media, and a thorough theology embracing the instance of that itinerant healer who walked with the poor."
--John Champagne, Professor of English, Penn kingdom Erie, The Behrend College
"Vincent Rocchio hails from the hallways of media experiences, yet he bought unfastened and wandered into the church. Thank God. His analysis: the tradition desktop (malls, markets, video clips, and all of the leisure) isn't profitable simply because theology is short of yet as the church doesn't know the way to speak. He argues for a brand new Christian aesthetic as much as the duty of speaking the gospel, and he unearths it within the so much impressive locations. a super book."
--David Toole, Duke University
Vincent F. Rocchio, PhD, is without doubt one of the founding contributors of the Ekklesia undertaking. He has taught at Dartmouth university, the school of the Holy go, and John Cabot collage in Rome. he's writer of Cinema of hysteria: A Psychoanalysis of Italian Neorealism and Reel Racism: Confronting Hollywood's building of Afro-American Culture.
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Christianity and the Culture Machine: Media and Theology in the Age of Late Secularism by Vincent F. Rocchio