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Craig Detweiler, Ph.D., is a filmmaker, author, and cultural commentator who has been featured in The New York Times, CNN, and National Public Radio.    Craig directs the Reel Spirituality Institute for The Brehm Center at Fuller Seminary.    His first book, A Matrix of Meanings:  Finding God in Pop Culture, was a finalist for the Gold Medallion in Theology/Doctrine.    His next book, Into the Dark:  Seeing the Sacred in the Top Films of the 21st Century, arrives in July 2008.    Films he has written include The Duke for Disney's Buena Vista and the comedic road trip, Extreme Days.  His documentary, Williams Syndrome:  A Highly Musical Species won a Cine Golden Eagle and the Crystal Heart Award at the Heartland Film Festival.  His latest doc, Purple State of Mind, explores the religious, political and cultural divide in America (www.purplestateofmind.com). Craig is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Davidson College and earned an M.F.A. from the University of of Southern California’s School of Cinema/TV.    He also holds a Master of Divinity degree and a Ph.D. in Theology and Culture from Fuller Theological Seminary.   Guess that makes him, "Dr. Film"--filling your pop cultural prescriptions since 2007.
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Craig Detweiler, PhD is a filmmaker, author and professor. He directs the Reel Spirituality Institute for the Brehm Center at Fuller Theological Seminary.