Should Christians Watch Mad Men?
Air Date May 11, 2013
Should Christians watch Mad Men
and other TV shows or movies that are artistically excellent, but morally challenged? This Saturday on Up For Debate
, Julie Roys discusses the issue with a Christian film critic who supports watching Mad Men
—and one who doesn't. Just how should Christians consume art and media? Join the discussion this Saturday at 8 a.m. on Up For Debate
Jake Meador is the notes editor at Mere Orthodoxy and a contributing writer with Fare Forward. He also works for a local marketing firm in Lincoln, Neb.
Josh Larsen is the editor of Think Christian, a digital magazine on faith and culture. He is also a film critic and co-host of Filmspotting, which airs on WBEZ 91.5 FM in Chicago.
Julie Roys has become a trusted voice of biblical wisdom on Moody Radio, earning an audience through her weekly commentaries and appearances on The Morning Ride. Julie came to Moody Radio in 2007, after taking a 13-year hiatus from broadcasting to raise her children and serve in youth ministry. Prior to that, Julie worked as a TV news reporter for a CBS affiliate in Indiana and as a newswriter for WGN-TV and Fox News in Chicago.
Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Wheaton College and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University. Julie and her husband, Neal, live in the Chicago suburbs and have three children.