Barry Taylor & Nate Risdon
Barry Taylor, previous artist-in-residence at the Brehm Center, taught classes on music, film, pop culture, and contemporary theology as an adjunct professor at Fuller. He taught advertising and consumer culture at the Art Center College of Design’s School of Advertising in Pasadena, CA, and composes music for movie soundtracks as well as his own music. He travels globally, speaking on a wide variety of issues related to theology and contemporary culture. He coauthored A Matrix of Meanings: Finding God in Pop Culture and A Heretic’s Guide to Eternity. Most recently he wrote Entertainment Theology: New Edge Spirituality in a Digital Democracy.
Nate Risdon is the former Associate Director of the Brehm Center at Fuller Theological Seminary. He holds a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA and is currently working on his Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration and Leadership with a focus on anti-racism and white allyship in the context of higher education. He has taught courses at Fuller, and he has lectured and written in a variety of venues including FULLER Magazine and Relevant.