Alexander Darius Ornella is Senior Lecturer in Religion at the School of Social Sciences, University of Hull (UK). His research interests include: religion and popular culture; the sport of CrossFit, meaning-making, and religion; body and technology and religion. His recent publications include 'Why nature won't save us from climate change but technology will': Creating a New Heaven and a New Earth Through Carbon Capture Technologies (2021) and Sport as Bodily Practice of Remembrance: Remembering Heroes, Remembering Nations (2020).
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Frank G. Bosman is a theologian of culture and a senior researcher at the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology, Tilburg University, the Netherlands. He is the author of many articles and books on the relation between culture, theology, and faith, and focuses on the role of religion and religious themes in video games. In 2019, he published a synthesis of his previous research on religion and digital games in Gaming and the Divine. A New Systematic Theology of Video Games (London: Routledge). In 2022, together with his colleague Archibald van Wieringen he published the monography Video Games as Art. A Communication-oriented Perspective on the Relationship between Gaming and Art (Berlin: De Gruyter).