Over at Patheos, Greg Garrett has posted a list of the seven “pop culture” artifacts produced last year that had the greatest religious significance. As he rightly points out, pop culture is a vital source of information for understanding how people view the world:
When we look at the way people understand the world, we have to pay attention to more than news reports, speeches, policy reports, and scholarly treatises. Most people, honestly, don’t make their meaning in those ways.
So, he offers the following as his list of the pop culture artifacts that had the greatest religious significance in 2010 (read the post for his explanations of each):
- Dr. Who (Season Five)
- The Green Zone
- Glee (Season Two)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt. 1
- Lost (Season Six)
- Superman: Secret Origin
- U2: 360 Tour
What do you think? Anything missing from this list?