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Mediating Faith

Mediating Faith

Faith Formation in a Trans-Media Era

by Clint Schnekloth

"Clint's book is one of those rare gifts: a book that comes at the right time, written by the right person for the right reasons." —Will Willimon, from the Foreword

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About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

In Mediating Faith, Lutheran pastor Clint Schnekloth offers an insightful tour, evaluation, and theological response to the trans-media era.

Mediating Faith: Read the Introduction

Mediating Faith: Read the Introduction

"Faith formation in a trans-media culture will thrive where it attends to (and is) beauty, and it is a unique insight from trans-media effects that beauty is grace is justice."

Praise for Mediating Faith

Praise for Mediating Faith

"Schnekloth offers us a breakthrough path forward in interpreting the relationship between social media and the media gratiae (the means of grace)."—John Nunes, Valparaiso University

Author Q&A: Clint Schnekloth

Author Q&A: Clint Schnekloth

"I wanted to write a book that brought together science fiction and faith formation, role-playing and the catechumenate."

Clint Schnekloth's Blog

Clint Schnekloth's Blog

Read more from Clint on his blog, Lutheran Confessions, here.

Mediating Lent: Spiritual Practices for a Trans-Media World

Mediating Lent: Spiritual Practices for a Trans-Media World

Hand copy the most most beautiful poem you know and give it to a friend; create an avatar on Second Life and learn how to navigate in that world; post your favorite prayer as a status update or tweet; consider how the Spirit is at work in a completely new social network.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Embracing New Media with Hope

Embracing New Media with Hope

Beth Davies-Stofka

Is social media a means of grace? Is the Spirit in the network, mediating divine grace in places like Facebook and Second Life?

Dismantling the Secular/Sacred Divide

Dismantling the Secular/Sacred Divide

J. Ryan Parker

Perhaps Schnekloth’s greatest contribution is the deft way in which he dismantles the secular/sacred and virtual/real divides. 

Church in an Era of Digital Pluralism

Church in an Era of Digital Pluralism

Bruce Epperly

The church needs to be both in and of the emerging transmedia technologies, while presenting its own ancient-future-now vision.

Mediating Faith and Healing: A Chat with Clint

Mediating Faith and Healing: A Chat with Clint

Kimberly Knight

I thought the best way to share what Clint’s book is getting at would be to ask him a few questions that come from where I am right now on my own winding journey. 

Evangelizing in a Virtual World

Evangelizing in a Virtual World

Amber Stamper

We act one way at work, another at home; we change our appearance, language, and behavior based on audience, environment, and context all the time. So why should we isolate online representations of self as any less legitimate?

A Video Q&A with Clint Schnekloth

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