Theology of the arts

The Wise Imagination

The Wise Imagination

10.28.2010  |  No Comments ››

George MacDonald's legacy is his reminder that we are creative beings because we are made in the image of a Creator. By Trevor Hart Editor's note: C. S. Lewis wrote of George MacDonald, "I have ... Continue Reading »

Inspiration in Print

Inspiration in Print

10.04.2010  |  2 Comments ››

2010 marks the 10th anniversary of Piquant Editions (www.piquanteditions.com), a small U.K.-based Christian publisher with a vibrant vision for arts publishing. An interview with founders Elria and Pieter Kwant Tell us about how this ... Continue Reading »

Art as Authentic Witness

Art as Authentic Witness

08.16.2010  |  No Comments ››

Witnessing to our faith in Christ is deeply embedded in the theology and mission of the Church. Should artists witness through their art? By Colin Harbinson In mid-sixties Britain, when “Beatlemania” was all the rage ... Continue Reading »

A Pilgrim’s Progress to the Heavenly City

A Pilgrim’s Progress to the Heavenly City

08.10.2010  |  No Comments ››

From ancient times, human beings have used both practical and poetic language. By Randall Smith When I get to the poetry section of English 102—where sunsets look like “etherized patients” and subway riders resemble ... Continue Reading »

Theology Through the Arts

Theology Through the Arts

07.14.2010  |  No Comments ››

How can the arts uniquely unlock the truths of the gospel for a new generation? In 1997, Jeremy Begbie launched the “Theology Through the Arts” project “to show how the arts of our ... Continue Reading »

Scripture on the Ceiling

Scripture on the Ceiling

06.02.2010  |  No Comments ››

Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel make a profound statement about the creation story—and the artist's own creativity. By James Romaine Every year more than 3,000,000 pilgrims and tourists from around the world flock to ... Continue Reading »

Art and Revelation

Art and Revelation

05.17.2010  |  No Comments ››

By Colin Harbinson The issue is passionately debated by many Christians involved in the arts. There are strong feelings on both sides. The question in point is whether the arts are for “expression” or ... Continue Reading »