Calvin College 2014 January Series - Kevin Schut
"Of Games & God: A Christian Exploration of Video Games"
Underwritten by Jeff and Shirley HoogstraAn associate professor and chair of the department of media and communication at Trinity Western University in British Columbia. Schut writes about the intersection of communication, culture, media, technology and faith, primarily by talking about computer and video games. He has published articles or chapters on fantasy-role-playing computer games and masculinity, on computer games and myth, on the presentation of history in computer games, and on evangelicals and games. He has also guided interdisciplinary groups of students in designing and constructing small indie-style computer games. He is a Calvin College alum returning to share his insights into the compatibility of the Christian faith and interactive entertainment.