Gods Behaving Badly


From Britney and Brangelina to Tiger Woods and Michael Jackson, western society is obsessed with the idols and gods of the red carpet. Can our fixation on and devotion to celebrity culture itself be considered a religion? This session examines the boundary between popular culture and how it can create fertile ground for theological innovation.

Pete Ward teaches at King’s College London. He is the author of Liquid Church.

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