Robert K. Johnston

Senior Professor of Theology and Culture
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Robert K. Johnston is Senior Professor of Theology and Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena (Ca) and Co-Director of Fuller’s Reel Spirituality Institute. The author or editor of fifteen books, Johnston’s works include the most widely used texts on religion and film, for example Reel Spirituality: Theology and Film in Dialogue (2000, 2006). He is the co-editor of both the Engaging Culture and the Exegeting Culture series for Baker Academic Books, as well as the Religion and Film series for Routledge. A past president of the American Theological Society and the recipient of two major research grants from the Luce Foundation, Johnston is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church.


Member of the Ecumenical Jury in Cannes 2018 Robert K. Johnston analyzes the church film award winners of the festival, and identifies the focus on the marginalized as central issue of many festival films.
Robert K. Johnston, member of the Ecumenical Jury, reports on the Locarno Festival 2017, and reflects on religious elements of awarded films.


31.08.2022 to 10.09.2022
08.05.2018 to 19.05.2018
02.08.2017 to 12.08.2017