Cultural Mysticism: A Theology of Pop Culture
Living our relationship with God in a media culture can be challenging, since we find it hard to be silent with all the digital messages that surround us. But we are all called to be mystics! What does it mean to be a mystic today? How can our media experience provide the opportunity for us to recognize God's grace at work in the world and in our lives? Together we will delve deeply into our call to be mystics within the popular media culture and so be a leaven for good in our society thirsting for beauty, goodness, and truth.
Date: January 15, 2022
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (3 hr)
Format: Zoom Live Class
Presenter: Sr. Nancy Usselmann
Sr. Nancy is the Director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies and a Media Literacy Education Specialist. She is a theologian, national speaker, blogger, film reviewer, and author of a theology of popular culture called, A Sacred Look: Becoming Cultural Mystics. Sr Nancy has degrees in Communications Arts and a Master in theology and the Arts from Fuller Theological Seminary and D.Min. from the Catholic University of America. She has extensive experience in the creative aspects of social media, print media, radio and video production as well as in marketing, advertising, retail management and administration.