Ryan Parker is the manager of operations and content development for Aspiration Media. He is also the creator, editor, and main contributor to Pop Theology (poptheology.com). He completed his PhD in Religion and the Arts at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, with a focus on film and religion, particularly the history of religious cinema and contemporary independent religious films. He holds a BA in English from Mississippi College and an MDiv from Wake Forest University Divinity School. He and his wife Amy live in Los Angeles.