Craig Detweiler - January Series Livestream

Friday, January 11th at 12:30 pm

Venue Details

Baker Book House I 2768 East Paris Ave SE. Grand Rapids, MI 49546 I (616) 957-3110

Craig detweiler js

Venue Details

Baker Book House I 2768 East Paris Ave SE. Grand Rapids, MI 49546 I (616) 957-3110

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Author and filmmaker Craig Detweiler, Ph.D., is President of The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. His research interests include technology, creativity, parenting and adolescence.

Foreword honored iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives as the 2014 Silver award winner for best books about Popular Culture. His most recent book is Selfies: Searching for the Image of God in a Digital Age (Brazos Press, 2018). Detweiler’s additional books include Into the Dark, which explores the top-ranked films on the Internet Movie Database and Halos and Avatars: Playing Video Games with God. His first book (co-written with Barry Taylor), A Matrix of Meanings: Finding God in Pop Culture remains a foundational text for theology and culture classes around the world. Craig’s cultural commentary has been featured on ABC’s Nightline, CNN, Fox News, NPR, and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Craig wrote the screenplays for The Duke (see it on The Disney Channel), the comedic road trip, Extreme Days and directed the award-winning documentary Remand, narrated by Angela Bassett. Detweiler also hosts a coalition of schools at the Sundance Film Festival for the annual Windrider Forum. Variety honored Detweiler as their 2016 Mentor of the Year.

Detweiler is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Davidson College and earned an M.F.A. from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Craig completed his MDiv and PhD in Theology and Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary.

We will be live streaming each of the Calvin College January Series sessions in store.

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