Gregory Price Grieve is an Associate Professor and head of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is an editor for Routledge's series "Studies in Religion and Digital Culture" and De Gruyter's "Series on Digital Humanities and Religion." His published works include Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus (Routledge, 2015) and Playing with Religion in Digital Games (Indiana University Press, 2014).
The project of legitimating new cultural commodities into the canon of interpretative objects can be lengthy process. In this interview with University of North Carolina at Greensboro Associate Professor Greg Grieve, video games are presented as a content moving from the margins to the center of the intersection of religion and popular culture.