A Peculiar Orthodoxy: Reflections on Theology and the Arts
:World-renowned theologian Jeremy Begbie has been at the forefront of teaching and writing on theology and the arts for more than twenty years. Amid current debates and discussions on the topic, Begbie emphasizes the role of a biblically grounded creedal...
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:World-renowned theologian Jeremy Begbie has been at the forefront of teaching and writing on theology and the arts for more than twenty years. Amid current debates and discussions on the topic, Begbie emphasizes the role of a biblically grounded creedal orthodoxy as he shows how Christian theology and the arts can enrich each other. Throughout the book, Begbie demonstrates the power of classic trinitarian faith to bring illumination, surprise, and delight whenever it engages with the arts.
Jeremy S. Begbie (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is honorary professor of theology at the University of St. Andrews; associate principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge; and an affiliated lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. A notable pianist, he has lectured widely in the UK, the US, and South Africa. He is the author of Voicing Creation's Praise: Towards a Theology of the Arts and Theology, Music, and Time and the editor of Beholding the Glory: Incarnation through the Arts and Sounding the Depths: Theology through the Arts.
- :<b>contents<br></b>introduction<br>1. Created Beauty: The Witness Of J.&nbsp;s. Bach<br>2. Beauty, Sentimentality, And The Arts<br>3. Faithful Feelings: Music And Emotion In Worship<br>4. Openness And Specificity: A Conversation With David Brown On Theology And Classical Music<br>5. Confidence And Anxiety In Elgar's <i>the Dream Of Gerontius</i><br>6. The Holy Spirit At Work In The Arts: Learning From George Herbert<i><br></i>7. Natural Theology And Music<br>8. Room Of One's Own? Music, Space, And Freedom<br>9. The Future Of Theology Amid The Arts: Some Reformed Reflections<br>index