Theology and Pop Culture Series

Call for Volume Submissions

The Theology and Pop Culture series from Lexington Books and Fortress Academic is interested in proposed volumes on various themes related to popular culture, i.e., music, television, movies, etc. Such themes can include a genre (ex: science fiction), a favorite director (ex: Stanley Kubrick), or an author (ex: James Baldwin). Potential volume editors should submit a CV and a short prospectus (300-500 words) including a projected table of contents (if single-authored), projected length, and a date of submission to series editor Matthew Brake at popandtheology@gmail.com.

Available Volumes:

Unknown-1.jpeg Theology and Prince, edited by Jonathan Harwell and Katrina Jenkins. Now available!

Unknown.jpeg Theology and the Marvel Universe, edited by Greg Stevenson. Now available!

9781978707955 Theology and Westworld, edited by Juli Gittinger and Shayna Sheinfeld. Now available!

9781978711433 Sports and Play in Christian Theology, edited by John Tucker and Philip Halstead. Now available!

9781978707986 Theology and Horror: Explorations of the Dark Religious Imagination, edited by Brandon Grafius and John Morehead. Now available!

9781978710085 René Girard, Theology, and Pop Culture, edited by Ryan G. Duns and T. Derrick Witherington. Now available!

9781978710894 Theology and Spider-Man, edited by George Tsakiridis. Coming November 2021! Available for pre-order.

missingimages-1 Theology and Game of Thrones, edited by Matthew Brake. Coming January 2022! Available for pre-order.

missingimages-1 Dread and Hope: Christian Eschatology and Pop Culture, by Joshua Wise. Coming January 2022! Available for pre-order.

Volumes Under Production:

Theology and Black Panther, edited by Kimberly Hampton and Matthew Brake.

Theology and Country Music, by Justin Barringer and Joshua Ward Jeffrey.

Theology and Star Wars, edited by Ben Espinoza.

Theology and Star Trek, edited by Shaun Brown and Amanda MacInnis.

Theology and Neil Gaiman, edited by Zachary Smith.

Theological Anthropology and Pop Culture, by Tim Posada.

Theology and Lars von Trier, by John Panteleimon Manoussakis.

Theology and The Americans, by George Tsakiridis.

Soteriology and Pop Culture, by Katherine Billotte-Kelaidis.

Theology and Progressive Rock, by Frank Felice and James McGrath.

The Bible and Hip Hop, by Travis Terrell Harris and Eric Jarrard.

Theology and the Films of Darren Aronofsky, by Brett David Potter.

Kierkegaard and Pop Culture, by Hoon J. Lee.

Theology and Batman, edited by Matthew Brake and Charles Robertson.

Theology and Bob Dylan, by Christopher Barnett.

Theology and the DC Universe, edited by Gabriel McKee and Roshan Abraham.

Theology and Wes Anderson, by Joshua Hollmann.

Theology and Black Mirror, edited by Amber Bowen and John Anthony Dunne.

Theology and Harry Potter, edited by Taylor Ott and Shaun Brown.

Theology and Christopher Nolan, by Joel Mayward.

Theology and H.P. Lovecraft, edited by Austin Freeman.

Theology and Tolkien, vol. 1, edited by Douglas Estes.

Theology and Tolkien, vol. 2, edited by Douglas Estes.

Theology and Breaking Bad, edited by David Goodin and George Tsakiridis.

Theology and Stephen King, by Joshua Wise.

Theology and the Paranormal, by Richard McCarty.

Theology and Fantasy, edited by Austin Freeman, Andrew Thrasher, and Fotini Toso.

Natural Theology and Pop Culture, by Joshua Hollman.

Theology and Dystopia, edited by Scott Donahue-Martens and Brandon Simonson

Theology and the Avett Brothers, edited by Alex Sosler.

Theology and Folk Horror, by Andreas Andreopoulos and David Oliff.

Theology and Science Fiction, by Rebecca K. Johnson and James E. Siburt.

Theology and Protest Music, edited by Heidi Altman and Jonathan Harwell.

Theology and Stand-Up Comedy, by Jake Myers.

Theology and the Blues, edited by Justin McLendon.

Theology and Lost, edited by June-Ann Greeley.

Theology and Margaret Atwood, edited by June-Ann Greeley.

Theology and the Riordanverse, edited by Nathan Fleeson and Carolyn M. Jones Medine.

Theology and Vampires, edited by Madeline Potter.

The Spirit and Cinema, edited by Chris Green and Steven Felix-Jager

Theology and Wes Craven, edited by David Goodin.