Streaming Christianity

“Streaming Christianity” investigates the stories that popular film and television tell about the many variants of Christianity in the American religious landscape, and asks how these pre-recorded forms of media influence our understanding of Christianity in American culture today.

Like Augustine’s City of God or Marx’s materialist reversal of Hegel’s historical dialectic, Fox’s Utopia plays on the eschatological ideal that a new and better world will come forth from the old. Will this Utopia last? Only time will tell.